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WR Percy Harvin didn't play against the 49ers but is expected to practice this week and play in the Super Bowl. Harvin missed the 49ers game with a concussion suffered against the Saints in the divisional playoff game.

WR Doug Baldwin suffered a hip pointer against the 49ers and could miss some practice time. But the injury isn't expected to impact his availability for the Super Bowl. Baldwin handled kickoff returns in place of an injured Percy Harvin, and turned in a 69-yarder that turned the momentum in the third quarter to set up a field goal after the 49ers had taken a 17-10 lead.

LB K.J. Wright recovered from a broken foot to play in a reserve role against the 49ers. However, he played largely at strong-side linebacker instead of in the middle or the weak side, as he had in his previous 13 games this season. Bruce Irvin has been the starter at on the strong side but that spot could be up for grabs in practice now.

LG James Carpenter got the start as Seattle again shook up its offensive line, going back to the rotation of Carpenter and Paul McQuistan at left guard in place of rookie Michael Bowie, who went from starter to inactive. Coach Pete Carroll said the position would be re-evaluated again this week. While Bowie played every snap of the playoff win over the Saints, Carroll said they preferred to go with experienced players against the 49ers.

OT Alvin Bailey played a lot as Seattle also went with a formation in which it often used the rookie as a tight end to give the team more bulk on its line in blocking against the 49ers outside linebackers. Seattle has used the formation before, but Bailey was on the field for 16 snaps against the 49ers.

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