Seattle Seahawks Wide Receiver Returns to Practice

The Seattle Seahawks should have a crucial pass-catcher back in action as they make one last desperate push for the playoffs. According to head coach Pete Carroll, wide receiver Tyler Lockett returned to the team's walkthrough on Wednesday and caught passes without pain. Lockett suffered a finger injury in the Seahawks' Week 15 21-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers and missed the team's Week 16 24-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He remains the Seahawks' leader this year in receiving touchdowns (8) and ranks second on the team in receiving yards (964).

At 7-8, The Seahawks have fallen out of the NFC's third Wildcard spot, but they could still fight their way through a crowded field in the final two games of the regular season. They face the New York Jets and the Los Angeles Rams over the next two weeks.

Lockett has been an efficient wide receiver for the Seahawks over the past five seasons, totalling 5215 receiving yards and 44 touchdowns at an excellent 9.9 yards per target. His return should give the Seahawks the ammunition they need to get to 9-8. They'll have to cross their fingers tiebreakers work out in their favor after that.
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