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Dickson (quadriceps) returned to practice Monday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

With Dickson back on the practice field, the Seahawks can activate him to the 53-man roster at any point. Depending on how his quad holds up in practice this week, he may make an appearance in Sunday's game in Detroit. Dickson's services would be welcome, especially if tight end Nick Vannett's back injury is still a bother.

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1 week ago

Coach Pete Carroll said Dickson (quadriceps) has "a chance" to make his season debut Week 8 in Detroit, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Dickson didn't make an appearance during the preseason and suffered a setback with his quadriceps injury in late August, resulting in his placement on the reserve/non-football injury list on Sept. 1. After spending the first six weeks of the season focusing on rehab, he's in line to return after the Seahawks' Week 7 bye. The tight-end room in Seattle also lost promising rookie Will Dissly for the season due to a patella tendon injury and didn't have Nick Vannett (back) available Week 6, so Dickson may receive a significant role once he's cleared to play.

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3 weeks ago

Dickson (quadriceps, groin) remains on track to return in Week 7 when he's first eligible to be removed from the non-football injury list, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

EDGE Analysis

Will Dissly (knee) is expected to miss the rest of the season, leaving Nick Vannett as the only healthy tight end on Seattle's 53-man roster. The team surely will add another body in the meantime, but the situation bodes well for Dickson to eventually earn a sizable role. Vannett has caught nine of 14 targets for 67 yards in four games, displaying minimal upside in the passing game.

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4 weeks ago

Dickson (quadriceps, groin) is expected to return Week 7 after his six-week stint on the non-football injury list is completed, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Dickson has yet to play a snap for the Seahawks in an exhibition or regular-season game. In Dickson's absence, quarterback Russell Wilson has turned to rookie Will Dissly, who has a 7-151-2 line through three games, and Nick Vannett. When Dickson returns, he shouldn't be scooped in fantasy settings, as the ninth-year pro has just six touchdowns over the last six seasons.

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2 months ago

The Seahawks decision to keep Dickson (quadriceps, groin) on the non-football injury list will require him to miss at least the team's first six games, ESPN's Brady Henderson reports.

EDGE Analysis

After signing a three-year deal with Seattle worth $10.7 million, Dickson was viewed as the team's presumed starting tight end. In his absence, however, Nick Vannett is in line to serve as the team's No. 1 option at the position, with fourth-rounder Will Dissly also expected to factor in out of the gate.

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2 months ago

The Seahawks are placing Dickson (quadriceps, groin) on the reserve/non-football injury list, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

Coach Pete Carroll recently revealed that Dickson suffered a setback in his rehabilitation from groin and quadriceps injuries that forced him to the NFI list to kick off training camp. No matter how long his recovery lasts, the Seahawks are entering the season with Nick Vannett at the top of the tight end depth chart.

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2 months ago

Coach Pete Carroll acknowledged Wednesday that Dickson (quad/groin) has dealt with a setback during his rehab process, The Seahawks' official website reports. "[Dickson\ had an issue coming back where something else got aggravated, so it exacerbated the problem of just returning where he can get in shape and all that," Carroll said. "We'll go at it, really a couple days at a time here to see how he does."

EDGE Analysis

This may explain why Dickson's injury has been reported as both a quad and groin issue. Whatever the case, the 31-year-old tight end has been on the non-football injury list since the beginning of training camp while Nick Vannett has operated as Seattle's top tight end. Dickson doesn't seem to have much shot at being ready for Week 1, and he may only be second on the depth chart whenever he's available to play.

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2 months ago

Coach Pete Carroll declined to comment on Dickson (quad) when asked about the tight end during Monday's media session, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Signed to a three-year, $10.7 million contract in March, the 31-year-old tight end hasn't practiced since the offseason program. Carroll said last week that Dickson still had a shot to be ready for Week 1, but it becomes less and less likely with each passing day. Nick Vannett figures to enter the season as Seattle's top tight end, with fourth-round rookie Will Dissly potentially handling the No. 2 role.

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2 months ago

Dickson (quad) still has a shot to be ready for Week 1 against the Broncos, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Following last week's comment that Dickson wasn't making much progress, coach Pete Carroll sounded a bit more optimistic Tuesday, saying he's still hopeful of having the veteran tight end ready for Week 1. With Dickson on the non-football injury list for all of training camp, Nick Vannett has gone unchallenged as the Seahawks' top tight end. Dickson may end up with the No. 2 spot on the depth chart even if he does make it back at some point in September.

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2 months ago

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Dickson isn't making much progress in his recovery from a quadriceps injury, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

Dickson has been on the non-football injury list for all of training camp with what was initially reported as a groin injury. It turns out he's actually dealing with a quad issue, but the bigger takeaway is that he doesn't seem to be nearing a return to practice. Nick Vannett is working as the No. 1 tight end in Dickson's absence, notably catching two of three targets for 20 yards and a touchdown (all on the opening drive) during last week's preseason opener against the Colts. Dickson may find himself relegated to the second spot on the depth chart even if he makes it back for Week 1, which is far from a sure thing.