The Seattle Seahawks are only one game behind the Atlanta Falcons in the race for the second NFC wild-card spot, but they will reportedly be without star running back Marshawn Lynch for the foreseeable future.

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Lynch will have surgery on his sports hernia Wednesday and will miss "about a month." Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports added the organization hopes Lynch is "back strong" by late December before a potential playoff appearance.

Looks like they are going to be OK with Thomas Rawls. That kid has some afterburners.