Gilliam caught a fake field goal touchdown during the NFC Championship Game for Seattle.
The game is currently pick'em between Seattle and New England.
With rookie wideout Paul Richardson out for the rest of the playoffs with a torn ACL, the
Coach Pete Carroll said Norwood, a fourth-round pick, must step up.
“We totally trust that he knows what’s going on and can make good plays,” Carroll said, per the paper. “They’re a little different in style but we think he’s going to be a very effective player. We just haven’t seen a lot of him so you would know that. But we’re OK about that. We’re going to definitely miss Paul because he just continues to show, he’s made a lot of big plays and big catches in tough situations. We’ll miss him in that.”
Seattle is a 7.5-point home favorite over the Packers in the NFC Championship Game.
Johnson was the only player who was ruled out prior to the contest. Moeaki came into the game listed as questionable due to a calf injury. The other five players are healthy inactives.
Both Dobbs and Unger entered the contest listed as doubtful. Unger has been battling an ankle and knee injury. Dobbs also has an ankle issue. Moeaki was listed as questionable due to a shoulder injury. The other four players are considered healthy scratches.
Dobbs was the only player ruled out prior to Sunday. Unger came into the game listed as doubtful due to knee and ankle issues. Unger was able to put in limited work in practice, but hasn't improved enough to play. Helfet was listed as questionable due to an ankle issue.
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