For the third consecutive practice, Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin remains inactive due to a left leg injury.
Baldwin, who hasn't practiced since last Friday, was seen playing catch with coach Pete Carroll prior to the start of practice. But as seen on video footage posted directly by the team, the Pro Bowl receiver appeared to be favoring the leg to an extent and didn't place full weight on it after making the reception.
During an interview with Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, general manager John Schneider indicated Baldwin "has a little bit of a knee thing going on" and the team is slowly working him back to the field.
Based on Schneider's comments, the injury doesn't seem serious by nature and the team appears to be exhibiting caution with meaningful football games still weeks away.
Along with Baldwin sitting out, defensive end Marcus Smith, receiver David Moore, and receiver Brandon Marshall also didn't participate in Seattle's fifth training camp session.
With Dion Jordan inactive and Frank Clark limited due to injuries, Smith has seen extended snaps with the Seahawks first defensive unit as a replacement. Depth concerns linger at the position, as free agent signing Barkevious Mingo, third-round pick Rasheem Green, and sixth-round pick Jacob Martin rotated at defensive end during Tuesday's practice.
Moore, who starred during the first few days of camp, has sat out the past two practices for undisclosed reasons, while Marshall told ESPN 710's John Clayton that he's "close" to returning to the field after being limited throughout offseason work and the start of camp.
UPDATES: When asked about Baldwin's health, Carroll indicated his knee injury is "a bit of a problem" and the Seahawks plan to slow play his recovery over the next couple of weeks. Carroll also said Moore is dealing with a hip flexor, while Smith had a "tight" hamstring.