Seahawks back Carson ready for camp

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson is 100% healthy. He had a scope on his knee in the off-season.

While he had a scope, he was not expected to miss significant time. He missed the team’s spring workouts.

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson is tackled by Cory Littleton and Michael Brockers against the Los Angeles Rams
Chris Carson is tackled by Cory Littleton and Michael Brockers against the Los Angeles Rams (Getty Images)

He took reps during camp on Thursday.

The 24-year-old Biloxi, Mississippi native was the team’s seventh round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. He is entering his third year in the league.

He appeared in 14 games, including 14 starts last season. He had 247 carries for 1,151 yards and nine touchdowns.

Carson had six games with more than 100 rushing yards during the 2018 season. He had those in Week 3, Week 4, Week 6, and Week 12-14.

When he played, the team went 9-5.

His best game of the season came in the season finale when he had 19 carries for 122 yards and a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in a 27-24 win.

He also had 20 receptions for 163 yards on the season, as well.

Carson also had 13 carries for 20 yards in the team’s playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys on January 5th.

In his career, he has 18 appearances, including 17 starts. He had 296 carries for 1,359 yards and nine touchdowns.

According to ESPN’s Seahawks depth chart, Carson is expected to be the team’s starting running back. He is expected to be backed up by Rashaad Penny, J.D. McKissic, and C.J. Prosise.

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