Marshawn Lynch not expected to practice this week

Seattle Times - [Full Article]

Marshawn Lynch will not return to practice for the Seattle Seahawks this week, coach Pete Carroll said during his weekly Monday radio show on ESPN 710 Seattle.

So that means the Seahawks will again play Sunday against St. Louis without Lynch, and presumably with the same tailback trio as Sunday against Cleveland, when Christine Michael emerged getting most of the carries in a 30-13 win over the Browns.

Asked if Lynch would practice this week, Carroll said “uh no. I don’t think that’s what’s going on.’’

Lynch is battling to get back from abdominal surgery he had on Nov. 25 and has not played since Nov. 15 against Arizona.

Carroll said Lynch is in “a race against time right now.. I know he’s going for it. That’s what’s important.’’

Fantasy Impact: 

Christine Michael and Bryce Brown will likely split up the workload with Fred Jackson factoring in as well, especially on third down. The team seemed to trust Michael a little more later in the game, although Michael and Brown split snaps pretty evenly (24-22). Bbased on Michael getting more carries and having them occur later in the game, Michael seems a bit safer of a play against the Rams this week.

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