Seahawks getting back to health as six players set to return

Tackle Jordan Hill is among four defensive players set to return to practice. Mark J. Rebilas USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Seahawks will be getting reinforcements back as a half-zone players are expected to return to practice this week.

Coach Pete Carroll on Monday said four defensive players - linemen Jordan Hill and Demarcus Dobbs, linebacker Nick Moody and cornerback Marcus Burley - are among the six players who should practice later in the week.

Also returning will be starting center Patrick Lewis and fullback Derrick Coleman, who suffered a concussion in a car accident that sidelined him for last week's game.

Rookie running back Thomas Rawls, who twice rushed for more than 100 yards while replacing an injured Marshawn Lynch, suffered a calf contusion against the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 22. Carroll said the team will have a clearer idea of his availability on Thursday.

Carroll does not expect cornerback Jeremy Lane to return to practice until after the team's bye week. Lane is still rehabbing from a knee injury suffered in the Super Bowl loss to New England.

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