Seahawks Insider Blog

Morning links: Sherman gets green light

As expected, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman had his appeal postponed on Friday, which means he will be allowed to play on Sunday here in Toronto against Buffalo.

No word yet on if another date has been set for the appeal. Also, this is the last game that rookie safety Winston Guy has to sit out for his four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy. Guy will be eligible to return to the team next week for the San Francisco game.

As our own Dave Boling reports, receiver Charly Martin has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve with a calf injury suffered during practice this week. Deon Butler is expected to rejoin the team, but according to John Boyle of the Everett Herald he has not traveled to Toronto with the rest of the team.

Clare Farnsworth of writes that Byron Maxwell and Jeremy Lane will have to step up with Walter Thurmond ruled out.

This Hobbit-themed trailer on Russell Wilson’s first year in the NFL is pretty entertaining. Check out the video link here.

Dave Wyman of 710 ESPN Seattle makes his case for Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner as defensive rookie of the year.

Jim Moore of 710 ESPN Seattle takes the Seahawks over Buffalo, 20-13. Moore is 10-3 against the spread picking Seahawks games this season.

Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports like Seattle big over Buffalo 27-17, check out the video below.

ESPN’s John Clayton writes its not if but when the NFL will expanded the number of teams in the playoffs to 14 or 16.

Rob Vanstone of the Vancouver Sun writes that Seattle punter Jon Ryan is excited to play back in Canada again.

Former player Akbar Gbajabiamila explains why Friday is the most dangerous night in the NFL.