By Todd Vandenberg
The Seahawks were already battling the injury bug this season. Thing just got a lot tougher with Bobby Wagner out for Monday’s tilt against the Bears.
The injuries are really starting to mount for the Seattle Seahawks. Byron Maxwell was the presumed starting right corner, and he’s out via injured reserve. Linebacker K.J. Wright will miss his second straight game, and there’s no definite time for his return. So of course it was time for Seattle to lose the best linebacker in the game, Bobby Wagner. At least for one game.
Wagner’s injury status was reported by Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR. From this, it sounds like Wagner should be fine by week three. That huge whistling wind you just heard was the collective sigh of relief of the 12s. With all the turnover on this team, the Seahawks can’t afford for Wagner to miss any time.
That isn’t all the bad news, by the way. Doug Baldwin will miss the Chicago game too. At least Seattle is deeper at wide receiver than they are at linebacker. By now you should know the Seahawks signed former Eagles (and briefly Browns) linebacker Mychal Kendricks. The man can definitely play some...