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Former Utah, Seahawks Safety Marquise Blair Ruled Out For Rest Of Season With Knee Injury

Sep 22, 2020, 5:34 PM | Updated: 5:52 pm
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Marquise Blair #27 of the Seattle Seahawks runs down on kick-off coverage during the preseason game against the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field on August 29, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – NFL head coach Pete Carroll ruled out former Utah Utes and current Seattle Seahawks safety Marquise Blair for the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Blair suffered the knee injury during Seattle’s win over the New England Patriots on Sunday, September 20.

The Seahawks head coach announced that Blair would need knee surgery and be out for the rest of the 2020 NFL season.

“It will difficult to replace those guys,” Carroll said.

During the Seahawks’ win 35-30 win over the Patriots, Blair suffered a leg injury and went to the ground in pain.

He was able to walk off the field but was ruled out for the rest of the game.

Despite the loss of Blair, Seattle improved to 2-0 on the season.

In two games, Blair recorded nine total tackles, five solo tackles, and a forced fumble.

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