Philadelphia Eagles versus Seattle: 10 Seahawks to watch

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Here are two guys that Philadelphia Eagles fans may not be as familiar with.

4. DeeJay Dallas, running back

Remember that statement about the Seahawks being banged up? The status of Seattle’s running backs is up in the air. Carlos Hyde and Chris Carson both participated in practice this week but in a limited capacity. Hyde was a full participant on Thursday. Travis Homer didn’t practice at all.

Dare we say that means if none of those guys go, that DeeJay Dallas gets the bulk of the carries on Week 12? Keep an eye on Seattle’s running game anyway as Philly is suddenly susceptible to the run, but if Hyde and Carson go, it could be a long night for the Eagles’ front seven.

5. Ethan Pocic, center

Seattle’s line might be even more banged up than Philly’s. Brandon Shell and Duane Brown are banged up on the outside. Kyle Fuller, Jordan Simmons, Mike Iupati, Damien Lewis, and Ethan Pocic are all banged up on the inside.

All are questionable. Ethan Pocic, Seattle’s anchor, is going to need some help to handle this Eagles defensive line rotation. He’ll get a good look at Philly’s defensive tackles along the interior.