Prosise is anticipated to see a large portion of the Seahawks' third-down backfield duties and could see his role expanded to take advantage of specific matchups throughout the upcoming season, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Prosise was impressive in the few games he played as a rookie, finishing with 30 rushes for 172 yards and 17 receptions for 208 yards while scoring once in six appearances. However, because of shoulder and wrist injuries, the Notre Dame product was unable to secure a regular role. Now that he's fully healthy, Prosise figures to do so this season, but having both Eddie Lacy (ankle) and Thomas Rawls on the Seahawks crowds his path to carries. While, like Prosise, neither Lacy nor Rawls has been a model of health thus far, their hard-nosed running styles figure to give them a leg up on first and second downs, leaving the pass-catching threat Prosise to come in on third downs. However, given Prosise's unique skill set, he could also feature more if a favorable matchup presents itself or if he gets rolling in a given game.