Seattle Seahawks cornerback Marcus Trufant
and tight end John Carlson are returning from Chicago after both
suffered concussions in Sunday's NFC divisional playoff loss to the
      A team spokesman said Monday the pair had been released from the
hospital where they were held overnight for observation and were
returning to Seattle.
      Both players were taken from the field Sunday on a cart and
strapped to a backboard. Carlson was hurt in the first quarter
leaping near the sideline, falling directly on his head when he was
upended by Danieal Manning.
      Trufant was injured in the second half making a tackle on Bears
tight end Kellen Davis in the third quarter. His head appeared to
collide with Davis' knee.
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