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Right tackle battle wide open as Lynch hits the practice field

Right tackle battle wide open as Lynch hits the practice field

Rookie offensive lineman Justin Britt. Photo: KPUG/KPUG - Tysen Allumbaugh

CURTIS CRABTREE, Associated Press

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Running back Marshawn Lynch returned to practice for the first time since reporting to training camp late last week, but who will block for him at right tackle this season remains in question.

The Seahawks released Michael Bowie on Saturday after it was determined his injured shoulder would require surgery. Bowie, who started eight games as a rookie for the Seahawks, was the favorite to win the team’s starting right tackle job entering training camp. However, he reported to camp 20 pounds overweight, according to head coach Pete Carroll, and he injured his shoulder again on the first day of practice.

With Bowie gone, the battle for the starting job shifts firmly to second-round pick Justin Britt and veteran Eric Winston.

 

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