Seahawks’ Hilll, Trufant out vs. Bears

Dec 2, 2012, 9:04 AM | Updated: 9:04 am

By Brady Henderson

The Seahawks will be without two key defensive players, linebacker Leroy Hill and cornerback Marcus Trufant, in Sunday’s game against the Bears.

Trufant (hip) was listed as doubtful on Friday’s injury report. Hill (ankle) was questionable.

Cornerback Walter Thurmond is active and is expected to play for the first time since suffering a broken leg last season. Defensive end Red Bryant (foot) and receiver Sidney Rice (calf) are active after being listed as questionable.

Malcolm Smith is expected to start for Hill.

The rest of the Seahawks’ inactives: WR Jermaine Kearse, WR Charly Martin, G J.R. Sweezy, T Mike Person, DT Jaye Howard.

Chicago’s inactives: QB Josh McCown, WR Alshon Jeffery, WR/KR Devin Hester, CB D.J. Moore, G/C Chris Spencer, DT Matt Toeaina, DE Cheta Ozougwu.

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