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NFC West News & Notes - 10/6/06

NFC West News & Notes - 10/6/06

The Seahawks have been vague about when they expect running back Shaun Alexander to return from his foot injury. Part of that is because the team can't be sure how quickly Alexander will recover from the cracked fourth metatarsal in his left foot. The team also wants to avoid setting an expectation level that may or may not be realistic.

================ SEATTLE SEAHAWKS ================ This is the first significant injury of Alexander's seven-year career. He had played in 99 consecutive regular-season games before missing Seattle's loss to Chicago in Week 4. Alexander says he's a fast healer, but there isn't enough history to know for sure. Coach Mike Holmgren was jovial yet evasive when asked for a precise timetable...

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