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K.J. Wright undergoing knee surgery, out indefinitely

NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Chargers Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright needs to have his knee scoped, and there is no timeline on his return per Pete Carroll.

There was no known injury prior to Seattle’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on Friday, but Carroll noted that something was “just not right” with Wright’s knee following the game.

Wright has played in 107 games since being a fourth round draft pick in 2011, missing a total of five games in that time. He missed one start last season, a 42-7 loss to the LA Rams in Week 15.

If Wright is unable to go by Week 1 against the Denver Broncos, then rookie Shaquem Griffin could be making his first start in his very first NFL opportunity. With all due respect to Griffin, that figures to be a significant drop-off from Wright, a Pro Bowler in 2015 who has been a key linebacker in coverage among other things.

Update: Without much information (I WANT TO EMPHASIZE WITHOUT MUCH INFORMATION), resident Twitter doctor David Chao tells me that he would hope K.J. Wright can return in “2-4 weeks” but would need to know more. He also reminds me that teams do not need to report injuries during the preseason.