Sore Achilles' tendon sidelines Seahawks LB Leroy Hill

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill will miss several games with an injury to his right Achilles' tendon.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll didn't give specifics Wednesday about Hill's injury. It was originally announced as a calf strain, but Carroll indicated it was more in the Achilles' area and told the that "he's going to be out for a while."

Hill has been wearing a protective boot since he was hurt early in last weekend's game against the Denver Broncos.

Hill was making his season debut after he was suspended by the league for the season opener against the San Francisco 49ers following his arrest in Georgia earlier this year on a marijuana-possession charge. reported that running back Quinton Ganther (sore knee) and linebacker Will Herring (undisclosed) didn't practice Wednesday, and backup linebacker Matt McCoy, who didn't play Sunday, was limited as he returns from a quad injury.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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