NFL roundup: Latest league news from Wednesday, Nov. 10

The Seattle Seahawks are getting another standout from their backfield back.

Running back Chris Carson, who has been sidelined since Week 4 with a neck injury, has been designated to return from injured reserve and is practicing Wednesday. He'll be joined, of course, by quarterback Russell Wilson.

The duo's absence coincided with a three-game losing streak for the Seahawks (3-5), though they beat the Jaguars before going on bye to remain in decent position to grab an NFC wild-card bid. Wilson's value is obvious, but Seattle has also struggled to run the ball in recent weeks while leaning on Alex Collins, Rashaad Penny, Travis Homer and DeeJay Dallas.

Carson was averaging 4.3 yards per carry upon going down down and still leads the team in rushing touchdowns (3). The fifth-year back still must officially be activated from injured reserve to be eligible to play Sunday versus the Packers.

"He's got to make it through the week of work," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told reporters. "He'll get banged around a little bit tomorrow, we'll see how he responds."

Wilson, who's been sidelined four weeks by a finger injury, is a bit further along. He's still technically on IR, but Carroll said Wilson would be considered a "full participant" in practice based on how he looks.

Injuries/COVID-19

Roster moves

  • The Philadelphia Eagles signed running back Jordan Howard to active roster.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed tight end Darren Fells and wide receiver Breshad Perriman to the practice squad and released wide receiver John Hurst and tight end Deon Yelder from the practice squad.
  • The Carolina Panthers added guard Patrick Omameh to the practice squad and finalized the signing of quarterback Matt Barkley to the active roster.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed quarterback Kevin Hogan and wide receiver Chris Rowland to the practice squad and cornerback Chris Jones to the active roster.
  • The Atlanta Falcons signed cornerback Lafayette Pitts to the practice squad.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed center Cameron Tom to the active roster.
  • The Arizona Cardinals signed tight end Alex Ellis, long snapper Kyle Nelson and wide receiver Darrius Shepherd to the practice squad.
  • The Houston Texans signed Demone Harris to their practice squad and released offensive lineman Carson Green from the practice squad.
  • The Detroit Lions claimed wide receiver Josh Reynolds off waivers from the Titans, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.
  • The Las Vegas Raiders signed defensive tackle Kendal Vickers to the active roster and signed wide receiver Jeff Badet to the practice squad.
  • The San Francisco 49ers promoted offensive lineman Colton McKivitz to the active roster and released linebacker Christian Eliss.
  • The Denver Broncos claimed defensive back Mac McCain III off waivers from the Eagles.
  • The Los Angeles Rams elevated defensive back Antoine Brooks Jr. from the practice squad.
  • New England Patriots defensive tackle Byron Cowart's practice period expired while he's on the PUP list.

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