Lynch, Willson out for Seahawks as expected vs. Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The inactive lists for Seattle and Minnesota contain no surprises.

The Seahawks ruled out running back Marshawn Lynch (abdomen) on Friday, when he didn't travel with the team for the wild-card round game. Tight end Luke Willson (concussion) was also previously declared unable to play on Sunday.

The Seahawks have three starters back from injuries that kept them out of the end of the regular season: strong safety Kam Chancellor (pelvis), left tackle Russell Okung (calf) and right guard J.R. Sweezy (concussion).

The Vikings welcomed nose tackle Linval Joseph (foot) back to the lineup. He missed four of the last five games with the injury. Joseph's backup, Kenrick Ellis (ankle), is inactive after getting hurt in the previous game.


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