Whitehurst’s time to start? Maybe, but Jackson not ruled out

Published on October 22, 2011 by     Tacoma News Tribune (Feed)

Quarterback Charlie Whitehurst is on track to get his first start of this season Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. However, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll did not rule out the possibility of starter Tarvaris Jackson being able to play. Jackson has been a limited participant at practice all week because of a strained pectoral suffered against the New York Giants two weeks ago. He’s been limited to light throwing in individual drills this week, with Whitehurst taking the majority of the snaps with the starters.Jackson is listed as doubtful on Seattle’s injury report.

“We prepared all week long to get Charlie ready to start, and that’s what we’re thinking right now,” Carroll said. “But we’re going to still see what Tarvaris does in the next couple days. He threw well yesterday, and he feels OK. So we’ll go all the way up to game time to see where he is.”Seahawks receiver Mike Williams said the offense won’t change much with Whitehurst in charge, and that he has faith in Whitehurst’s ability to get the job done.“It’s an opportunity,” Williams said. “Charlie’s been watching and learning and soaking it all in, so if it is his shot, we’ve just got to rally around him and try to%

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