According to the team’s latest injury report, Smith did not practice on Wednesday and Thursday and his absence was not injury related. Smith did injure his groin in last Sunday’s victory against the Carolina Panthers but returned later in the game.
In seven games this season, Smith, the Super Bowl XLVIII Most Valuable Player, has 27 total tackles and two forced fumbles for Seattle (4-3).
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Among the players who did not practice on Thursday were defensive end Michael Bennett (toe), defensive tackle Jordan Hill (ankle) and safety Jeron Johnson (concussion).
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