Marshawn Lynch Injury Update: Active And Should Be In Fantasy Lineups

August 18 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) during in the fourth quarter of a preseason game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

Marshawn Lynch is active. We break down the fantasy implications.

Marshawn Lynch is active for the Seahawks and their divisional showdown vs. the Arizona Cardinals. He will also get the start at running back.

Analysis: Lynch said all week that he was able to play and he was also practicing this week. The main concern with back spasms is when they flare up during strenuous activity. Lynch should still be starting in almost every league even though the Cardinals do have an improved defense this year. Robert Turbin should be firmly on all benches, but we'd recommend owning him in every league. Lynch does also help Russell Wilson and it should be in interesting contest on the road for the rookie.

For more on the Seattle Seahawks, check out Field Gulls and SB Nation Seattle. For more fantasy info, check out the SB Nation Fantasy War Room 4-8pm ET Monday through Friday, 8am -1pm Sunday. Check out SB Nation's own Fantasy Football game, Pick 6!

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