By any name, Seahawks' Tyler Polumbus is a candidate to replace Russell Okung
RENTON — "Troy hasn't been with us but a week," coach Pete Carroll said.
Actually, coach, it's Tyler. Tyler Polumbus. He's the offensive tackle the Seahawks acquired in a trade with Detroit on Aug. 31, the one who started eight games for the Broncos last season.
Polumbus is a candidate to start at left tackle Sunday when the Seahawks open nfl jerseys
the season against San Francisco. Rookie Russell Okung is out because of a high ankle sprain. Chester Pitts, who is coming off knee surgery, is the other possibility.
"Whether we go with Chester or whether we go with Troy Polumbus, we'll have to wait and see," Carroll said.
Though Carroll is eight months removed Minnesota Vikings jersey
from USC, it appears he's having a hard time letting go of the men of Troy.
Art Valero, the Seahawks assistant offensive-line coach, acknowledged the difficulty that uncertainty at the left tackle poses.
"We just continue to move on," Valero said. "That's just the thing we have to do. It's not what happens to you that matters, it's what you do about it. Whomever that guy is, whether it's Chester Pitts, whether it's Tyler Polumbus, you've got to go."
This presumably would apply to an offensive lineman named Troy, too. If the Seahawks had one, which they don't.