For the first time in close to a month, the Seattle Seahawks will have the services of their entire starting lineup heading into Saturday’s Wild Card rematch with the Dallas Cowboys.
Along with right guard D.J. Fluker returning from a hamstring injury, left guard J.R. Sweezy will be back in action after sitting out last week’s season finale against the Cardinals with a sprained foot. Germain Ifedi will slide back out to right tackle after filling in for Ifedi and Ethan Pocic will be available as a backup option after starting the last four games.
Sweezy originally suffered the injury after getting his leg rolled up on during Seattle's Week 16 victory over Kansas City.
As reported by coach Pete Carroll on Thursday, cornerback Shaquill Griffin (ankle) will also be active. He missed two practices earlier in the week, but was a full participant on Thursday before the team traveled to Arlington.
The Seahawks will be as close to full strength as they’ve been in quite some time with receiver Doug Baldwin and linebacker K.J. Wright, who both missed the first game against the Cowboys in September, healthy and set to start.
Among those sidelined, fullback Tre Madden will be the only Seahawk held out due to injury after tweaking his hamstring last weekend. He entered this weekend listed as doubtful after missing practice all week.
Filling out the rest of Seattle’s inactives, running back Bo Scarbrough, tackle Elijah Nkansah, receiver Malik Turner, defensive ends Branden Jackson and Rasheem Green, and cornerback Kalan Reed will sit out as healthy scratches.