Coming out of a bye week, Prosise suffered a minor setback and was limited at Wednesday's practice. He seems to be on track to play for the first time since Week 3, but his inclusion on the final injury report suggests it isn't quite a lock. J.D. McKissic has done a nice job filling in as the passing-down back, creating some questions about the extent of Prosise's role upon returning.
Prosise (ankle) practiced fully Thursday, Liz Mathews of USA Today reports. "So that's a really good sign," head coach Pete Carroll said of a return for Prosise. "It gives us a chance to possibly have him available."
On the heels of a Week 6 bye, Prosise was considered a limited practice participant Wednesday due to what Carroll termed "a little setback," but his ankle didn't conspire to cap his reps during Thursday's session. Because Prosise hasn't seen any game action since Week 3, he may be handed a questionable tag Friday, with his return subject to a warmup before Sunday's road game against the Giants. The backfield has three healthy bodies at the moment -- Thomas Rawls, Eddie Lacy and J.D. McKissic -- so the team has the ability to be cautious with Prosise's return.
With the help of a Week 6 bye, Prosise is trending in the right direction to put a stop to a two-game absence, just as head coach Pete Carroll anticipated. Prosise will have two more chances to log an uninhibited session this week, but even if he doesn't, there's a good chance he'll be available for Sunday's road game against the Giants. In the end though, he'll have to contend with Thomas Rawls, Eddie Lacy and J.D. McKissic for touches out of the backfield.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday that he expects Prosise to play for the first time since Week 3. Carroll did make similarly optimistic comments heading into Week 5, but his prediction seems reasonably safe as the Seahawks come out of a bye to face the Giants. The extent of Prosise's role remains to be seen, as J.D. McKissic did a nice job filling in on passing downs the past two games, piling up 101 yards and two scores on 10 touches (including four catches).
Coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday that he expects Prosise (ankle) to return this week, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.
More specifically, Carroll said that the tailback "looks like he's ready to go," which was expected with the Seahawks coming off a bye week. Prosise has been inactive since Week 4, and it appears he'll be active for Week 7 after an extended absence. J.D. McKissic has stepped in admirably catching balls out of the backfield in Prosise's stead, logging four catches for 63 and a touchdown on top of 38 yards and a score on the ground. Whether McKissic has done enough to maintain a role with Prosise back, however, is yet to be determined.
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