Running Rashaad Penny activated from the physically unable to perform list to the 53 man roster paving the way for his return to game action on Sunday. Penny tore his ACL during the Seahawks game at LA last year and has been on the rehab try since the injury. The 2018 first-round draft (28th)was hitting his stride when the injury took place.
An unwavering commitment to the rehab process has Penny looking as good as can be according to Seahawks offensive coordinator Brian Schotteinheimer.
“He looks terrific,” offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said on Thursday when asked about Penny. “He’s looking fast, he’s looking explosive, moving really well, running routes really well. I think he looks as good as you could expect him to. I hadn’t seen him for a while. He’s been working when he came out, started last week, doing different things. This week, I think he’s getting close to being ready to go.”
Penny has been practicing with the team for the last two week.
Also activated for Sunday’s game is defensive end Damontre Moore who returned to practice this week after serving a six-game suspension for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Moore played in the Seahawk’s first six games before serving the suspension and recorded seven tackles and four sacks.
To make room for Penny and Moore the team placed running back Travis Homer(knee) and guard/tackle Jamarco Jones( groin) on the injured reserve list. Two players that were close to returning but look to be at least a week away are TE Greg Olsen and cornerback Quinton Dunbar.