Seahawks’ Kenneth Walker III cleared for NFL debut vs. 49ers

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The Seattle Times

RENTON, Wash. — Seahawks rookie running back Kenneth Walker III has been given clearance to play Sunday against the 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif. And with that, maybe the Seahawks can begin to see the 1-2 running-back punch of Walker and Rashaad Penny they envisioned from the day Walker was selected with the 41st overall pick — the second running back taken— in the NFL draft in April. Walker has been sidelined since mid-August because of hernia surgery. He played in Seattle’s preseason opener at Pittsburgh on Aug. 13 and said Friday that the injury developed after that game — he had surgery the…

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