Seahawks' Adams a game-day decision vs. Rams

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Brady HendersonESPN

SEATTLE — The Seahawks won’t know if they’ll have All-Pro strong safety Jamal Adams for Saturday’s wild-card matchup with the Los Angeles Rams until game day, according to coach Pete Carroll.

Adams hurt his left shoulder in the fourth quarter of Seattle’s regular-season finale against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. He briefly returned, then finished the game on the sideline. Carroll said after the game that the initial word from the Seahawks’ medical staff was that Adams would be able to play this weekend, but seemed to back off that initial optimism on Tuesday.

“He’s going to work through the week and see what he can get done and see if he’s OK,” Carroll said Tuesday, just before the Seahawks’ first practice of the week. “We’ll have to wait all the way up to game day to figure that out.”

Adams, acquired in a blockbuster trade with the New York Jets last summer, led the Seahawks with 9.5 sacks in the regular season, an NFL record for a defensive back. That was despite missing four games with a groin injury. He returned in Week 9, then a week later suffered

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