NFC West News & Notes - 9/20/06
================ SEATTLE SEAHAWKS ================ The Seahawks expect to utilize more four-receiver sets when wide receiver Deion Branch makes his Seattle debut Sunday against the Giants. Branch was inactive in Week 2 because coach Mike Holmgren wanted the former Super Bowl MVP to get more work in the offense. The changes make additional sense this week given that Seattle is severely depleted at tight end. Starter Jerramy Stevens is probably out until after the bye week. Backup Itula Mili suffered a knee injury Sunday and could miss playing time. Branch will initially share time with Nate Burleson at split end. Darrell Jackson will remain a starter. Bobby Engram will continue in his role as the third receiver. D.J. Hackett appears to be the odd man out, at least for now. "Right now, (Branch) and Nate are going to be splitting time at that position and we have to figure out how to practice Hackett," Holmgren said. "Darrell and Bobby, their roles won't change a great...
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