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Seahawks 53-man roster comparison: 2021, 2022, 2023
How many changes have the Seahawks made in the last two years? Seaside Joe 1642
The Seattle Seahawks announced their initial 53-man roster on Tuesday, but as every other year will tinker with it between now and Week 1’s game against the Los Angeles Rams in 11 days.
I like perspective. We tend to lose sight of it when following this sport because football is all about “the right now”.
For example, did you know that only 21 players from the 2021 Seahawks roster are still on the team two years later? And one of those 21 switched NFC West allegiance for a year and then came back.
Not only is there a new starting quarterback, but the only remaining cornerback from two years ago is Tre Brown, the only defensive lineman is Bryan Mone, the only running back is DeeJay Dallas, the only starting offensive lineman is Damien Lewis, and the only edge player is Darrell Taylor.
This is a snapshot of the last three 53-man rosters, with the caveat that the 2021 and 2022 rosters are the teams Seattle took into Week 1 and not necessarily their “initial” 53-man rosters at final cuts. (For example, Tyreke Smith, Tre Brown, Cody Thompson, and Jon Rhattigan were technically on the roster at start of last season but reserved an injury list.)
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BOLD - Player is still on roster
Italics - Player is new to 53-man roster this year
2021 - Russell Wilson, Geno Smith, Sean Mannion
2022 - Geno Smith, Drew Lock
2023 - Geno Smith, Drew Lock
2021 - Chris Carson, Rashaad Penny, Alex Collins, DeeJay Dallas, Travis Homer, Nick Bellore
2022 - Rashaad Penny, Ken Walker III, DeeJay Dallas, Travis Homer, Nick Bellore
2023 - Ken Walker III, Zach Charbonnet, DeeJay Dallas, Kenny McIntosh, Nick Bellore
2021 - Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf, Freddie Swain, Dee Eskridge
2022 - Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf, Marquise Goodwin, Dee Eskridge, Dareke Young, Penny Hart
2023 - Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf, Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Jake Bobo, Dareke Young, Cody Thompson (SUS: Dee Eskridge)
2021 - Will Dissly, Gerald Everett, Colby Parkinson
2022 - Will Dissly, Noah Fant, Colby Parkinson
2023 - Will Dissly, Noah Fant, Colby Parkinson
2021 - Duane Brown, Damien Lewis, Ethan Pocic, Gabe Jackson, Brandon Shell
2022 - Charles Cross, Damien Lewis, Austin Blythe, Gabe Jackson/Phil Haynes, Abe Lucas
2023 - Charles Cross, Damien Lewis, Evan Brown, Phil Haynes, Abe Lucas
2021 - Jamarco Jones, Phil Haynes, Cedric Ogbuehi, Jake Curhan, Stone Forsythe, Kyle Fuller
2022 - Stone Forsythe, Kyle Fuller, Jake Curhan
2023 - Stone Forsythe, Olu Oluwatimi, Anthony Bradford, Jake Curhan
2021 - Al Woods, Poona Ford, L.J. Collier, Rasheem Green, Bryan Mone
2022 - Al Woods, Poona Ford, Shelby Harris, Quinton Jefferson, Myles Adams, Bryan Mone, Darryl Johnson
2023 - Dre’Mont Jones, Mario Edwards, Jarran Reed, Myles Adams, Mike Morris, Cameron Young
2021 - Benson Mayowa, Carlos Dunlap, Darrell Taylor, Kerry Hyder, Alton Robinson
2022 - Uchenna Nwosu, Darrell Taylor, Boye Mafe, Alton Robinson
2023 - Uchenna Nwosu, Darrell Taylor, Boye Mafe, Derick Hall, Tyreke Smith
2021 - Bobby Wagner, Jordyn Brooks, Cody Barton
2022 - Jordyn Brooks, Cody Barton
2023 - Bobby Wagner, Jordyn Brooks, Devin Bush, Jon Rhattigan
2021 - D.J. Reed, Ahkello Witherspoon, Sidney Jones, Tre Brown, Tre Flowers
2022 - Tariq Woolen, Mike Jackson, Coby Bryant, Sidney Jones, Artie Burns, Justin Coleman, Isaiah Dunn
2023 - Riq Woolen, Devon Witherspoon, Tre Brown, Coby Bryant, Mike Jackson, Artie Burns
2021 - Jamal Adams, Quandre Diggs, Ryan Neal, Marquise Blair, Ugo Amadi
2022 - Jamal Adams, Quandre Diggs, Ryan Neal, Josh Jones, Joey Blount
2023 - Jamal Adams, Quandre Diggs, Julian Love, Jerrick Reed II
(K and P have stayed the same, while Seahawks have changed longsnappers from Tyler Ott to Chris Stoll.)
I have a few thoughts of my own to share, like you have to love the continuity on the offensive line and skill positions for the Seahawks this year as compared to year’s past, plus the defense looks SO MUCH better than it did the last several seasons.
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