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Report: Seahawks S Kam Chancellor to miss remainder of season due to neck injury

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Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to a neck injury, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reports.

Chancellor suffered the injury during the Seahawks’ win over the Arizona Cardinals last weekend. He sustained a stinger n the victory, resulting in some nerve issues that don’t seem to be improving.

Losing Chancellor would be a big blow to a Seahawks secondary would lost Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman to a torn Achilles last week.

Chancellor — a fifth-round pick (133rd overall) of the Seahawks in 2010 — has 48 tackles, a forced fumble and a safety through nine games this season. The 29-year-old also signed a three-year contract extension with Seattle in August.

Delano Hill, a third-round draft pick out of Michigan, will likely step into the starting lineup for the Seahawks Monday night matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.

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