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Seahawks to reinstate Derrick Coleman

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The Seahawks plan to lift the suspension on Derrick Coleman, said Pete Carroll on Monday afternoon. Coleman was arrested last week following a vehicle accident under investigation of hit-and-run and vehicular assault. Carroll wouldn't provide a solid timeline for when that would happen though, as the team still needs to do a full medical check and acquire some more information.

"We will lift the suspension on Derrick Coleman. We'll find out what the timing is of that, but as soon as we can," Carroll told reporters. "We really don't have a lot of information -- we don't have any information for you -- about what's going on or the issues. We have not received stuff other than to know the basics and the fundamentals of it. So we will do that and then we will move from there."

Carroll said the team met with Coleman, and based on his account of the incident and after watching the video taped interviews with police, felt that they could lift the suspension.

"We did see him," Carroll said. "We've also seen the video tapes of his meetings with the police. So we feel like we're doing the right thing right now, obviously" in lifting the suspension.

It's still unlikely that Coleman will play on Thursday against the Niners, I would guess, but Carroll wouldn't confirm it one way or another.