The Seahawks have struggled to run the ball this season, but reinforcements could be coming soon: Running back Thomas Rawls will run this week and then prepare to play the following week, coach Pete Carroll said.
“That’s what we are counting on unless something changes,” Carroll said.
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Rawls hasn’t played since the second game of the season because of a fibula injury, and Carroll was optimistic that Rawls could add some needed juice to a rushing attack that has been uncharacteristically lacking this season. Carroll’s offenses have always been able to run the ball, both in terms of quantity and quality. It may take a week to ease him back into things, but it sounds like he'll be counted on once again in the Seattle backfield.