The back spasms that forced Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch to miss one game last year and miss the past two weeks of practices might also force him to miss Sunday's game versus the Cardinals. A team source has told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Seahawks are "uncertain" if Lynch be able to play because of the spasms. Rookie Robert Turbin would probably get the start, with Leon Washington getting some spare carries, if Lynch's back doesn't get better.
In one of my notes about Lynch from a few days ago, there was a slight argument in the comments section regarding the value of handcuff running backs. Well, here's one of those reasons why handcuffs can't be forgotten, especially if the handcuff is a legitimate NFL-caliber back. If Turbin gets the start, I figure he's going to get at least 15 touches against Arizona, including the goal-line carries. He's big but explosive. I'd pick up Turbin in all 12-team leagues right now.