Seahawk Camp: Backup FB breaks hand, out indefinitely
KIRKLAND, Wash. - Seattle backup fullback David Kirtman broke his hand during practice Wednesday morning, the third injury of the Seahawks' four-day-old training camp at the team headquarters in Kirkland.
Kirtman was participating in a running plays drill with backs and linemen when he suddenly walked off the field with a trainer while holding his right arm. By the afternoon, Kirtman was wearing a soft brace over his right hand and wrist.
He was a fifth-round draft choice in 2006 from Southern California. He is a graduate of Mercer Island High School.
A Seahawks spokesman said tonight that the team has yet to determine a treatment course for Kirtman, so there is no estimate on how long he will be out.
Kirtman spent most of last season on the Seahawks' practice squad before being added to the active roster in December. He did not appear in a game.
On Sunday, defensive back Jordan Babineaux bruised his knee. He is expected to miss three to four weeks. Also on Sunday, offensive lineman Floyd Womack injured a hamstring muscle. Womack is recovering from arthroscopic surgeries in both knees. He probably wasn't going to play until the Seahawks' fourth exhibition game.
Coach Mike Holmgren said Wednesday that the hamstring injury should not alter that plan.