Koren Robinson, Darrel Jackson and Bobby Engram are locks. The battle is between James Williams and Alex Bannister, for the fourth wide receiver position with Cedric Bonner and rookie Taco Wallace scrambling to make the roster any way they can.
With Itula Mili (right ankle) and Jeremy Stevens ( left ankle ) out for Friday's game, third stringer Ryan Hannan will get his moment to shine
Left tackle Floyd Womack , left guard Steve Hutchinson, and Center Robbie Tobeck and right tackle Chris Terry are starters for now with left Tackle Walter Jones still a no show. Jerry Wunsch is the versatile back up.
Hasselbeck will see about twenty plays worth and the battle between Jeff Kelly and Seneca Wallace continues to be a barn burner and go down to the wire with Trent Dilfer continuing his recovery from an Achilles injury. Last week Wallace saw significantly more time than Kelly and impressed coaches with his running and passing. This week the roles could be reversed.
Defensive Tackle Chad Eaton will be out 4-6 weeks because of surgery to his knee.
"To have your starting linebackers is fun. Chad won't play until next week, and then the guys that are injured won't make the trip. So they'll stay back and get treatment. We'll take Chike on the trip, but he's a little questionable because his ankle is sore. We have two days before the game so we'll see how he feels." Miek Holmgren said of his starting linebacker unit.
With Orlando Huff injured Marcus Bell, Isaiah Kacyvenski and D.D Lewis continue to push for starting playing time. Friday should help separate the pretenders from the contenders. Linebacker Tim Terry will not play on Friday and will spend the weekend in Seattle getting tested by team doctors.
Ken Hamlin started at Free Safety against San Diego and did not hurt his chances as free agent Damien Robinson nurses a shoulder injury suffered in the Seahawks public scrimmage three weeks ago.
Reggie Tongue is a solid run stopper at Strong safety . Terreal Bierria is pushing Harold Blackmon for a roster spot.
Cornerbacks: Shawn Springs, Ken Lucas and Marcus Trufant are locks for the top three spots leaving Willie Willie Williams ,Doug Evans, Kris Richards and possibly Walter Bernard and Tony Scott battling for two or three positions.