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Seahawks S Kam Chancellor (pelvis) and DE Michael Bennett (toe) are questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams. Chancellor missed practice all week and looks like a poor bet for your IDP lineup. Bennett put in a full practice Friday after limited work the previous 2 days. He seems likely to play but carries some risk with an injury that has bugged him for a while.

Seahawks S Kam Chancellor (pelvis) is inactive for today's game against the Browns. That doesn't significantly impact the outlook for the Seattle team D in fantasy.

The Seahawks have deemed S Kam Chancellor (tailbone) questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns. Chancellor missed practice all week and looks quite iffy to play. We'd seek another DB option for your IDP lineup.

Seahawks S Kam Chancellor left Sunday's win over the Ravens early with a tailbone injury and did not return. We'll keep an eye on his status this week.

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Seahawks MLB Bobby Wagner is probable for Thursday night's game against the 49ers after putting in a full practice Wednesday. He missed Week 6 with a pectoral injury. Go ahead and use Wagner as you normally would in your IDP lineup. LB K.J. Wright brings a lower ceiling back as his normal outside spot than he did in the middle last week.

Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said Monday that he's "pretty hopeful" MLB Bobby Wagner will be ready to play Thursday night against the 49ers, according to the Seattle Times. Wagner missed Sunday's loss to the Panthers with a pectoral injury he suffered late in Week 5. K.J. Wright played the middle in Wagner's absence, with Kevin Pierre-Louis stepping in on the weak side. They each tallied 11+ total tackles against Carolina (with 3 solos apiece) and would be worth a look in IDP leagues against the Niners.

Seahawks MLB Bobby Wagner will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Panthers because of a strained pectoral muscle. The late-afternoon kickoff will make it tough for IDP owners to wait for him. If you want to try, you can roster Seahawks LB K.J. Wright as insurance. He would likely slide over to the middle if Wagner doesn't play and can fill Wagner's various responsibilities.

Seahawks HC Pete Carroll told reporters Monday that MLB Bobby Wagner suffered a strained pectoral muscle in Sunday's loss at Cincinnati, according to Pro Football Talk. Carroll said he didn't know yet whether the injury would cost Wagner any time. We'll watch for an update this week heading into a Week 6 home date with Carolina.

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith reports that Seahawks S Kam Chancellor will return to the team Wednesday. Seattle reportedly has made no adjustments to his contract and said it will not forgive the fines he racked up by holding out all of August and through the 1st 2 games. The 2 sides could negotiate some reduction, though. We can't expect Chancellor to be fully ready for action after nearly 2 months away from the team, but we'll see what further reports say about his condition. IDP owners should keep an eye on Chancellor for now, but don't go chasing him too hard unless you play in a deep league. He finished 2 of the past 3 seasons outside the top 40 fantasy DBs (depending on your scoring system) and 2013 around DB25. Chancellor's return can only help a Seahawks D that has done nothing special while helping the team start 0-2.

The Seahawks on Wednesday activated S Earl Thomas from the PUP after the veteran passed his physical. He had been a question mark for the preseason and start of the regular season after offseason surgery to fix a torn labrum in his left shoulder. We'd still be surprised to see Thomas much -- if at all -- in exhibition games, but the timing of his return should put him on track for the real contests. He's fine to draft as you normally would in your IDP league (where you should wait on DBs).

CB Byron Maxwell told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Sunday, "I'm going to Philly." There had been reports of a 5-year agreement worth a little more than $50 million. Maxwell ranked 45th among 108 CBs in overall Pro Football Focus grade last year. He also finished 39th in coverage, 1 spot behind Cary Williams, whom the Eagles released earlier this offseason. Maxwell did, however, rank 16th overall and 13th in coverage in 2013. A weak CB crop on the free-agent market and a shaky rookie class at the position undoubtedly helped to make him money this offseason. We'll see if the deal works out for the Eagles.

Seahawks S Earl Thomas reportedly had surgery Tuesday to repair a completely torn labrum, which he played through in the Super Bowl. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported earlier in February that Thomas faced a 6-8 month recovery. The short end of that would put Thomas back on the field on August ... though ESPN's Adam Schefter previously reported that the team expected him back in time for training camp. We'll see what Thomas' recovery timeline looks like as we get into summer. Don't be surprised if he's slow to get into action come training camp, though. We'll check the reports then to see how we need to adjust his fantasy football outlook for IDP owners.

The Seahawks on Friday signed DE Cliff Avril to a 4-year extension. Avril has been a more valuable player on the field in Seattle than he has to IDP owners. His low-volume tackle production makes him risky, and the mere 13 total tackles over the past 2 seasons aren't enough to make him worth the gamble most weeks. Avril does at least present matchup opportunities, though. We'll see if he can enhance his fantasy profile going forward. His continued presence certainly doesn't hurt Seattle's team-D outlook at least.

Seahawks MLB Bobby Wagner heads into Sunday's Arizona matchup with a "probable" tag and is expected to return after 5 weeks way. Wagner had his injured foot in a cast for 2 weeks after tearing a tendon and then needed 3 weeks of rehab to prepare. We wouldn't bet on him returning to his full role right away and would try to sit him for a week to see what happens. As soon as Wagner regains full-time status, though, he should find his way back into IDP lineups.

Seahawks MLB Bobby Wagner returned to the practice field Wednesday, though HC Pete Carroll said he's not sure how much Wagner will be able to do in Sunday's game against the Cardinals. IDP owners probably can't use Wagner in that game, but a return to action would give us back a star defender for the stretch run. It's worth noting that Wagner's returning from a more serious injury than originally though. According to Pro Football Talk, Wagner tore the ligament that connects his big toe to the bottom of his right foot and broke his sesamoid bone. He said he expected to miss 8 weeks originally, so his return comes encouragingly soon. We'll see how long it takes Wagner to become a full-time player again.

Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said during his Monday radio show that MLB Bobby Wagner might return to practice Wednesday and has a chance to play Sunday against Arizona. Wagner has missed the past 5 games with turf toe. We'll certainly keep an eye on the IDP stud's status throughout the week.

The Seahawks have already ruled LB Bobby Wagner out for Sunday's game at Kansas City. It's not surprising, considering that Wagner just started running this week in his return from turf toe. HC Pete Carroll said he hopes his MLB will return to practice next week, according to S Kam Chancellor, meanwhile, has returned to full practices this week and should be on track to return Sunday after missing 2 games with a groin injury.

Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said on his Monday morning radio show that MLB Bobby Wagner will begin running on land (as opposed to in the pool) this week as he continues to work through turf toe. That doesn't bode well for his chances of playing at Kansas City on Sunday. Look to Week 12 as the target date for Wagner's return to action, and we'll keep an eye on his status in the meantime.

Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said after Sunday's win that he expects S Kam Chancellor to return for the Week 11 trip to Kansas City. Chancellor missed the past 2 games with a groin injury and will remain a risky IDP option for the Chiefs matchup.

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