Seahawks defensive coordinator Ray Rhodes, who had a mild stroke two months ago, was hospitalized yesterday after another episode and will miss tomorrow's game at Arizona.

"It wasn't as severe as the first one," Coach Mike Holmgren said, declining to say if Rhodes had another stroke.

"I'll let the medical people define that," he said.

Rhodes missed the Seahawks' opener at the Jaguars on Sept. 11 after being hospitalized for two days after complaining of dizziness. Doctors said he had a mild stroke.

Linebackers coach John Marshall has been serving as the defensive coordinator this season, although Rhodes has been sitting next to him in the press boxes at games.

* STEELERS: Duce Staley will get the chance to carry the ball tomorrow for the first time in almost 11 months.

Jerome Bettis is not expected to play because of a quadriceps injury and Staley will be activated for only the second time this season when the Steelers visit the Packers. Staley has yet to carry the ball.

* CHIEFS: Trent Green looked sharp and ready in his first practice of the week and will start tomorrow against the Raiders, Coach Dick Vermeil said.

Vermeil had expressed concern on Thursday that Green might not be ready by tomorrow. Services for Green's father, who died suddenly on Oct. 27, were Wednesday and Green did not get back until Thursday evening.

* SAINTS: The projected reopening date for the Louisiana Superdome has been pushed back about a month after a proposal for architectural design work was rejected.

The Superdome, damaged during Hurricane Katrina, is not expected to be repaired and ready to host football games until November 2006.

* BRONCOS: Broncos offensive lineman Dwayne Carswell was released from the hospital, a week after he was critically injured in a car crash.

Carswell suffered rib fractures, a ruptured diaphragm, a ruptured spleen and internal injuries in the Oct. 27 crash and is out for the season.

* BROWNS: Running back William Green will not play in tomorrow's game against the Titans because of an ankle injury, leaving the Browns with only one experienced running back for the game.

Reuben Droughns, arrested earlier this week on a drunken driving charge, will start. Droughns has pleaded not guilty and his trial has been set for Dec. 16.

* CHARGERS: Linebacker Randall Godfrey will miss tomorrow's road game against the Jets in order to attend the funeral of his sister, who was killed earlier this week in Georgia.