McIntosh is Seahawks’ 5th option at left tackle
Four men down. Six games into the season.
“It’s kind of unique, isn’t it?”
More like unprecedented, at least to Solari. The former offensive coordinator with the
Solari is a big reason why McIntosh is next in line to protect quarterback
That’s where McIntosh was last week when Seattle called him at home to fill its sinkhole on the left side. How long McIntosh plays depends on how soon his predecessors get healthy.
Locklear has been Jones’ heir apparent, and he moved from right tackle to left when Jones went out in training camp. Then Locklear left in the second quarter of the second game and has been out since with a high sprain of his right ankle. He’s going to try to practice next week, too, but Solari said he has no idea if Locklear will be available against the
Frye won’t be practicing for the
That forced Williams off the practice squad and into the starting lineup. Then the
“I’m still working at it now, getting in game shape,” McIntosh said before the
Solari likes how quick McIntosh is for being so big. Seattle now needs that speed to carry over into learning the playbook and getting in shape.
Asked how ready McIntosh is to play at Dallas – the same place where Jones played his last game before major microfracture surgery, and where Hasselbeck was pounded into missing the rest of the season last Thanksgiving Day – Solari said ominously: “He’s a ways away.”
McIntosh was born 32 years ago in Kingston, Jamaica, then attended McArthur High School in Hollywood, Fla., and Kansas State. San Diego selected him in the third round of the 2000 draft.
He started 37 games in four seasons for the
McIntosh said New Orleans was the only other team to call him in for a tryout in those six weeks he spent at his home in Kansas City. The
“And even if they did, I wouldn’t have answered,” McIntosh said. “I’m in a much better situation here.”
Better situation? Left tackle in Seattle?
The man must enjoy danger.