Report: Seahawks RB Chris Carson Unlikely to Play Sunday Versus Rams

Seattle will lean heavily on Mike Davis and Rashaad Penny if Carson can't suit up against Los Angeles on Sunday.

If the Seattle Seahawks intend to upset the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, they'll likely have to do it without one of their best players.

According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Seahawks starting running back Chris Carson remains a game-time decision but will likely be held out due to a hip injury.

After leaving last weekend's 25-17 home loss to the Chargers in the second quarter, Carson didn't practice at all this week and the Seahawks listed him as questionable on Friday's final injury report.

During the first matchup between the Seahawks and Rams back on October 7, Carson proved to be instrumental in Seattle's ability to hang with their favored NFC West rivals. The second-year back rushed for 116 yards on only 19 carries and also added a reception for 11 yards.

Without Carson available, veteran Mike Davis and first-round pick Rashaad Penny will be expected to handle the workload out of the backfield. In a key reserve role, Davis rushed for 68 yards and a touchdown against the Rams in Week 5, while Penny didn't log a single carry in the game.

Seattle could also turn to third-year back C.J. Prosise, who has been a healthy scratch for multiple games this season and hasn't received a carry yet in 2018.