The Seahawks will be without any of the founding members of the Legion of Boom when they open the preseason against the Denver Broncos.

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The Seahawks will open the preseason Friday night against Denver without any of the founding members of the Legion of Boom.

Earl Thomas remains limited while he recovers from off-season shoulder surgery while Kam Chancellor remains holding out.

And coach Pete Carroll said Thursday that Richard Sherman will not play in Friday’s 7 p.m. kickoff  due to what he said is “a little bit of irritation in the hip flexor area. So we are going to take care of him and make sure that he is right for the long haul.” Cornerback Will Blackmon will also sit out with a groin injury that Carroll said is minor.

That means a likely starting secondary of strong safety DeShawn Shead (or Dion Bailey), free safety Steven Terrell and probably Cary Williams and Marcus Burley at cornerback.

Chancellor missed his 11th practice and 13th day of training camp with his fines now up to $650,000.

Carroll said the team continues to stay in contact with Chancellor but that there has been no progress in talks to get him back in camp.

“The conversations are ongoing and (Seattle general manager) John (Schneider) continues to visit with Kam and his representatives,” Carroll said. “But nothing has changed at this point.”

Carroll also revealed that second-year linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis has a shoulder strain and will likely not play.

“He does have a little bit of a lack of strength in a couple of directions in his shoulder so we’re going to take care of him,” Carroll said.

Carroll said the injury is not related to an injury Pierre-Louis suffered last season, saying it is to the other shoulder. Pierre-Louis played just seven games last season before a shoulder injury ended his season.

Pierre-Louis alluded to the injury in a tweet Wednesday night, writing: “Adversity is what makes you strong, believe in the process through the ups and the downs

Pierre-Louis had been working as the backup weakside linebacker but also essentially emerging as the fourth linebacker and a seeming sure thing to find his way onto the field a lot this season.

In other news. …

— Carroll said FB Derrick Coleman is back to full participation after battling a hamstring injury and the team hopes he will play against Denver.

— Carroll said QB Russell Wilson and the starters will see a few snaps, though he didn’t say how many (though don’t expect Marshawn Lynch to play much, if at all).

—Bruce Irvin, who left practice late on Wednesday and has his leg wrapped, is fine, Carroll said.

— Carroll said DT Jesse Williams will play, roughly two-and-a-half months after having a kidney removed after being diagnosed with Papillary Type 2 cancer. “What a story,” Carroll said. “What a story. He’s never, never hinted that he wouldn’t make it back and get ready. He’s practiced well. We’ll control the number of snaps he’ll play but he’s going to be out there battling. I think that’s a great tribute to the kid. He’s a real competitor.”