It will be Lynch's first game in more than two months. He was injured in Seattle's 39-32 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Nov. 15. The Seahawks have gone 7-1 without him, including a win last week over Minnesota in the wild card game.
Carolina's inactives include running backs Fozzy Whittaker and Brendan Wegher, wide receiver Brenton Bersin and Kevin Norwood, cornerback Lou Young, safety Dean Marlowe and defensive end Ryan Delaire.
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