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Seahawks' Shaun Alexander returning to action at Philadelphia

SEATTLE, Wash. - Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren says running back Shaun Alexander will play in Sunday's game at Philadelphia. Holmgren told KIRO Radio that Alexander has practiced very well this week and Holmgren says he's glad to have him back.

The 2005 NFL MVP missed three games with a sprained knee. Backup Maurice Morris has played well in Alexander's absence and

Holmgren says he'll continue to carry the ball as well.

Holmgren says the game against the Eagles is important as Seattle tries to make the playoffs. The Seahawks have a 7-4 record and a two-game lead in the NFC West. Philadelphia is 5-6.

(The Associated Press contributed to this story.)

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