In an interview with 710 AM ESPN Radio in Seattle, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said that cornerback Byron Maxwell and center Max Unger both have a chance to play Week 9 against the Raiders, per the Everett Herald on Monday. Maxwell missed missed the last two games with a calf injury, while Unger has been sideliened the previous three games with a foot injury.
Seahawks starting tight end Zach Miller, who had ankle surgery following the Week 3 win over Denver, won't return this week and will be sidelined "a while," coach Pete Carroll told the Seattle Times. Replacement Luke Willson caught a late 23-yard touchdown Sunday to lift Seattle over Carolina.
The Dolphins reinstated defensive end Derrick Shelby, who missed one game after being suspended for conduct detrimental to the team. Shelby was arrested 10 days ago at a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., nightclub on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and resisting arrest without violence.