Christine Michael Injury: Updates on Seahawks RB's Hamstring and Return

Tim Daniels@TimDanielsBRFeatured Columnist

Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael stands on the field during warmups before a preseason NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael is nursing a hamstring injury, but he is ready to return.

Continue for updates.

Michael Active vs. Patriots

Sunday, Nov. 13

The Seahawks announced Michael is available to play in Week 10 against New England.

Michael Impressive Replacing Rawls

Michael returned to Seattle, where he spent the first two years of his career, late last year. The Seahawks dealt with a rash of injuries in the backfield and needed more healthy bodies at the time. He re-signed during the offseason after the retirement of Marshawn Lynch.

The 26-year-old Texas A&M product had received limited playing time since the Seahawks selected him in the second round of the 2013 draft. But he finally started to see the field more regularly when Thomas Rawls was sidelined because of a leg injury, and he responded well.

Through eight games this season, Michael has rushed for 447 yards and six touchdowns. He has also caught 19 passes for 92 yards and a score.  


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