The Seattle Seahawks are placing large receiver Phillip Dorsett on injured reserve, a source confirms to ESPN.
Dorsett has missed the Seahawks’ initial two online games with a sore foot that he experienced been dealing with lengthy right before signing a just one-yr, minimal-salary deal with Seattle in March. Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Dorsett would not participate in this 7 days in opposition to the Dallas Cowboys.
In each individual of the initial two weeks of the time, Dorsett was a limited participant on Wednesday and Thursday then did not observe Friday.
“We’re hunting to determine out how to function this out,” he said. “We will need to give him a crack to make confident that his foot is healed and again. He attempted to get again [previous] 7 days to participate in in this earlier match and couldn’t do it, so we have to give him additional time than that …”
A new rule in 2020 indicates Dorsett only has to shell out a minimal of a few weeks on injured reserve. The Seahawks have a bye in Week 6 right after their online games in opposition to Dallas, the Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings. That would make Dorsett qualified to return in Week seven, a Thursday evening match in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals.
The NFL Network initial described that Dorsett was heading to IR.
The 27-yr-aged Dorsett was a initial-spherical decide by the Indianapolis Colts in 2015. He was competing with David Moore to be Seattle’s No. 3 large receiver behind Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf but was in and out of observe thanks to his sore foot.
The Seahawks are filling just one of their a few open up roster places by endorsing defensive again Linden Stephens from their observe squad, a source confirms to ESPN. Stephens, who can participate in nickelback, was on the Seahawks’ initial 53-gentleman roster right after a potent schooling camp but was waived the next day.
Seattle’s a few open up roster places come from Dorsett, linebacker Bruce Irvin and nickelback Marquise Blair on IR. Offensive lineman Kyle Fuller is a applicant to fill an additional location now that he is served his two-match suspension.