Seahawks injury update

Defensive backfield hit hard by injuries

QB Matt Hasselbeck is expected to start the game Sunday in Green Bay, but he won't play a full game. The team has not yet announced how the playing time might break down.

-- RB Shaun Alexander could be away from the team this week while his family mourns the death of his aunt. Alexander was expected to spend time with family near Cincinnati. The team has not said how those plans might affect Alexander's availability for the final regular-season game Sunday in Green Bay.

-- WR Darrell Jackson might not play Sunday. The team might decide to rest Jackson's surgically repaired right knee.

-- LB D.D. Lewis might not play Sunday. After recovering from a knee injury, Lewis injured a foot against Indianapolis. The team was not yet sure whether Lewis would play.

-- CB Andre Dyson will not play Sunday. The team hopes he can return for the playoffs. Dyson has a high ankle sprain.

-- CB Marcus Trufant will not play Sunday. The team expects him to be ready for the playoffs. Trufant suffered a back injury against Indianapolis.

-- CB Kelly Herndon might not play Sunday. The team expects him to return from a sprained MCL in time for the playoffs.

-- DT Chuck Darby might not play Sunday. The team has been resting his injured knee.

--FS John Howell might not play Sunday. He is recovering from a hamstring injury.

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