Obomanu has been placed on season-ending injured reserve by Seattle with a wrist injury he suffered on Sunday against Detroit.|||||||
No details were given about how severe his injury was, or to which wrist. To take Obomanu's place, Seattle promoted rookie free agent Jermaine Kearse from the practice squad. Obomanu, a seventh-round pick of Seattle's in 2006, had just four receptions in eight games this season, but was a key contributor on special teams.
Obomanu had five catches for 39 yards Sunday in a 16-6 win over St. Louis.|||||||
Obomanu had 30 receptions for 494 yards and four scores.
Wide receivers Obomanu and Mike Williams are returning to practice Wednesday after missing last week's game at San Francisco.|||||||
Coach Pete Carroll says Wednesday morning that Williams and Obomanu both have been cleared to practice. Williams had an ankle sprain, while Obomanu had a severe hand laceration that kept both out of last Sunday's 40-21 loss to San Francisco.
Obomanu had a season-high 159 yards on five catches.|||||||
With Mike Williams out, Obomanu made his third straight start, this time at receiver. He caught his fourth touchdown of the year. He'll continue to see additional action as long as Williams is out.
Obomanu was placed on injured reserve one day after breaking his clavicle in the preseason finale against Oakland.|||||||
Obomanu was in the mix for the team's second receiver spot after catching 12 passes for 180 yards in a touchdown during his rookie season in 2007.