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December, 7, 2008
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Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

SEATTLE -- Seattle's Matt Hasselbeck and Walter Jones join the Patriots' Ty Warren on the list of players named inactive for the Patriots-Seahawks game.

Seattle inactives: Hasselbeck, Jones, kicker Brandon Coutu, safety C.J. Wallace, linebacker Leroy Hill, tackle Na'Shan Goddard, defensive tackle Red Bryant and defensive end Brandon Miller.

New England inactives: Warren, receiver Kelley Washington, linebacker Vince Redd, linebacker Pierre Woods, tackle Wesley Britt, guard Billy Yates, tight end David Thomas. Matt Gutierrez is the third quarterback.

Hasselbeck is suiting up as the third quarterback behind Seneca Wallace and Charlie Frye. If Hasselbeck plays, Wallace and Frye cannot return to the game.

With Jones out, Seattle's offensive line looks like this, left to right: Sean Locklear, Floyd Womack, Steve Vallos, Mansfield Wrotto and Ray Willis. The projected starters this season, left to right: Jones, Mike Wahle, Chris Spencer, Rob Sims and Locklear. Mansfield is making his first NFL start. Veteran center Steve McKinney, signed during the week, is active.

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