Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett is looking for a quick return to play after hand surgery.

Tyler Lockett The possibility exists that he could be back on field next week.

The Seattle Seahawks After suffering a broken bone from his hand on Monday, the wide receiver is looking forward to his return. Coach Pete Carroll said the team’s leading receiver shouldn’t be out long — even potentially for next week’s matchup with the New York Jets.

Carroll said Tuesday that “he had his surgery, and the doctor said it was perfect.” . “He did a lot, but it’s very, extremely secure. They are very happy for him to return quickly.

Lockett was injured in the fracture of the bone that connects with his index finger. 49ers Thursday night

In his eighth season with the Seahawks, the 30-year-old has a record-setting 964 yards and eight touchdowns as a team. He had 68 yards on seven receptions against the 49ers, which marked Seattle’s fourth loss in five games.

The Seahawks will face the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday. They’ll then close out the season with games against the Jets — where Lockett hopes to return — and against the Los Angeles Rams.

Seattle, sitting at 7-7, is just one spot back from the NFC’s final wildcard spot headed into its game with the Chiefs. A quick Lockett recovery could be all that is needed in the final playoff push.

“That’s the first thing that came out of them — that there’s a chance [he can return] — from the docs. So we’ll see what happens,” Carroll said. “That sounds crazy miraculous, but they secured it in a way that they know that he can already start moving his hand and stuff like that. We’ll keep our fingers crossed. We’ll keep our fingers crossed.”

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett

Tyler Lockett suffered a broken bone in his hand during Seattle’s loss against the 49ers last Thursday. (AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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