RENTON, Wash. (AP) All James Carpenter wanted was to be able to run. That seems an odd wish coming from a 6-foot-5, 321-pound offensive lineman.
For each offseason during his brief NFL career since becoming a first-round pick by the Seattle Seahawks in 2011, Carpenter was undergoing or recovering from some surgery. So when the 2014 offseason arrived and Carpenter wasn't in recovery mode, running was a joy.
"This time I was really able to run and I was excited about doing it," Carpenter said.
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