The Seahawks worked on smoothing out the kinks and appeared crisp in the team's last full practice that lasted about 90 minutes this afternoon at the practice facility in Renton.
The first-team offense and defense ran through their offensive and defensive sets against Buffalo's scout-squad at game tempo. And practice moved at a brisk pace as they moved through down-and-distance situations, along with goal line and two-minute drill.
Wide receiver Deion Branch again suited up in full gear and participated in individual drills with receivers, catching a few balls before heading back to the locker room while the Seahawks went through team drills.
Defensive end Baraka Atkins also participated in practice for the first time since injuring his back against Oakland last week and looks ready to play.
Right tackle Sean Locklear did not practice today and looks doubtful for this weekend's matchup against Buffalo. Ray Willis took Locklear's place at right tackle and appeared comfortable working with the first unit.
"I'm excited about getting an opportunity," Willis said. "And basically I just need to be as prepared as I can with the game plan and try to help the team out any way that I can. I definitely feel comfortable. I feel prepared."
Center Chris Spencer said he's ready to go on Sunday and that his back is not an issue. Spencer played in two series against Oakland last week, his first action of the preseason.
Seattle linebacker Lofa Tatupu had limited participation during practice, but did take part in some individual and team drills, and should be ready to go on Sunday.
This is Seattle's last full practice. The team will have a light practice on Friday before flying to Buffalo and arriving Friday evening.
Special teams coach Bruce DeHaven said they have not decided on who will return punts. Justin Forsett, Nate Burleson, Marcus Trufant and Seneca Wallace are among the candidates that could be back returning punts on Sunday.