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2-3, 2nd in NFC West
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Marshawn Lynch expected back Sunday

The Seahawks RB has missed the last two weeks with a hamstring injury but is likely to play Sunday against Carolina. Said coach Pete Carroll: "[Lynch] had a good workout [Monday] and he should be on track [to return to practice on] Thursday."


Carroll optimistic on Lynch (hamstring)

Pete Carroll is optimistic that Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch will return this week, although he stopped short of making any guarantees. "Supposed to be back," Carroll said. "He had a good workout today, and he should be on track for Thursday." Lynch (hamstring) missed back-to-back games for the first time since joining the Seahawks.

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13hSheil Kapadia

Carroll: Lynch 'on track' to return vs. Panthers

Pete Carroll is optimistic Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will return this week, though the Seattle coach stopped short of making any guarantees.

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14hColey Harvey

Bengals OC upset with Bennett's tackles of Dalton

Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson was displeased with the way Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett kept driving Andy Dalton into the turf during a runback after an interception.

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Pete Carroll expects Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (hamstring) to return for the Panthers game. "He should be back," he said.


Le Batard: Sarkisian's future at USC

Dan & Stu discuss how USC should handle the Steve Sarkisian situation plus they cover the Bengals and Patriots wins in week 5 and Stu has his game notes.

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Can Seattle solve its O-line woes?

Russell Wilson was hounded again on Sunday, as the Bengals hit him 10 times. How can Wilson compensate for protection issues? Will changes be made up front? NFL rumors roundup

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Mini Beast Mode?

His 69-yard touchdown run wasn't quite a Beast-quake, but Thomas Rawls showed on Sunday that he can deliver when the Seahawks need him. Week 5 game balls

Stephen A. adamant Seahawks will return to Super Bowl (1:52)
23hBill Barnwell

Grantland: Week 5 Takeaways: Separation Anxiety

The good teams are starting to break away from the bad as we watch Andy Dalton take a leap forward, the wheels come off in Detroit, and the conservative route costing the Titans a win.

Seahawks re-established their identity in loss to Bengals (0:48)

Undefeated underdogs

Carolina takes a trip to the West Coast following its bye week to take on Seattle. Despite the Panthers' perfect record, they are sizable underdogs to the defending NFC champs. Early Week 6 action (Insider)

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New low point for Carroll

Seattle blew a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter and eventually lost in overtime on Sunday against Cincinnati. This collapse was bad enough to rank as the Seahawks' largest blown lead since 2004.

Are the Seahawks off the hook?

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that Mike Nugent's game-winning field goal in overtime was aided by the Earth's rotation. Physics in Bengals' favor

Dalton's leadership, Rawls' rushing efforts earn both game balls (1:37)
Carroll optimistic on Seahawks' season (0:31)
What's wrong with the Seahawks? (2:14)
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Powering through

Jeremy Hill and the Bengals didn't let the Seahawks hold them down on Sunday, fighting through to move to 5-0. See all of Sunday's best images. Week 5 gallery

Bengals improve to 5-0 with OT win over Seahawks (1:05)

Team Stats

Passing Yards213.626th
Rushing Yards142.41st
Points For22.218th
Points Against19.69th

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