WR Ben Obomanu out for the season, Jermaine Kearse promoted to Seahawks roster
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Oct 31, 2012
The Seahawks added former Washington Huskies receiver Jermaine Kearse from the practice squad Tuesday, filling in for Ben Obomanu, who suffered a season-ending wrist injury Sunday at Detroit. Seattle signed rookie Jermaine Kearse, the former Washington Husky, to its 53-man roster, promoting him from the practice squad after placing veteran Ben Obomanu on injured reserve, losing him for the season because of a wrist injury suffered Sunday in the loss at Detroit. That will come from Jermaine Kearse, an undrafted rookie and former Husky who has been on Seattle's practice squad. Obomanu is in his seventh year with the Seahawks, and served as Seattle's utility receiver and special-teams mainstay. The Seahawks can’t be sure they’ll get either Doug Baldwin or Braylon Edwards back this week, meaning Kearse is their fourth healthy wideout, along with Sidney Rice, Golden Tate and Charly Martin. The Seahawks didn't have to look far to find their backup plan at wide receiver. With Doug Baldwin unlikely to be ready to return from a high ankle sprain, and Braylon Edwards' status uncertain because of his knee, Seattle had the need for immediate help at wide receiver.
Seahawks place Obomanu on IR, depleting already thin position
Already thin at the position, the Seahawks are now moving in the wrong direction at wide receiver. The team placed veteran wideout/special teamer Ben Obomanu on injured reserve after he suffered a wrist injury, according to Danny O’Neil of the Seattle T