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Pete being a DB coach at Heart, understands what each player needs to make them the best at their position, at least in the back field. I would think he is doing all the moving with DW is because he wants him to see the Whole backfield, learn & understand the vision of being a great DB. He does believe he is or would not have drafted him where he did!

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Aug 1, 2023Liked by Seaside Joe

Something that puzzles me is the angst coming from other Seahawk blogs/pods/pundits about not resigning Ford, Harris, and/or Woods. Those guys “anchored” a terrible DL; no member of the 2022 interior DL earned a 2023 spot.

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Al Woods, though wasn't the issue. Yes on all the rest. But relooking, at a lot of issues with the run, they were on the OSLB and DE blowing assignments and just even starting out, out of position. I would certainly hope with another year those issues are handled, as I think they will be.

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100% dude! That D Line was awful last year. Throw it in the garbage and build a new one.

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it's like the same way people talked about Cody Barton. I understand the premise of supporting players on the team and hoping for the best, but when the unit isn't doing well, you can't just blame...the system or bad luck and ignore the personnel because you...I'm just gonna call it "grew up liking them". Even though I know we're not growing up anymore, from now on im just gonna say "fans grew up liking" players because that's what it feels like. "I grew up liking Jaxon Smith-Njigba. I'm doing it right now."

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I really want Dee to pan out. He may end up being the heir apparent to Lockett, which is already on the wrong side of 30. If he’s really up to task, he may end up stealing some snaps from NoE, both to give him play time and keep our greatest small receiver fresh.

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Aug 1, 2023Liked by Seaside Joe

Even better, we should have a seaside watch a game together at a bar!

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That would be fun!

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I'll be there in spirit (and on the chat) from across the country!

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Aug 1, 2023Liked by Seaside Joe

Ok but we still gotta beat Rusty into Seaside Submission...that guy is as excited as Seaside Clark getting a treat... love you Rusty!

Can we get a Seaside Suck It when the time is right...ripe?

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Hey...I resemble that remark!

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SQUIRREL!!!

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Aug 1, 2023Liked by Seaside Joe

It's good to have two of our best position groups (WR & DB) directly competing with each other. Strength vs strength will make everyone better. Let Spoon and Coby get burned by No-E and JSN a few times. It'll be good for them when they're up against lesser players on Sundays.

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"Ahh, Practices are brutal. Now we can play 'n relax on Gameday. What a relief this is."

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Watching JSN in that clip and couldn't help but think of this one--I am sure that JSN is going to shake, rattle and roll up more than a few DBs this season.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJoTiZ0tHYc

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Reminded me a bit of Doug Baldwin in the slot. If JSN starts off his career like Doug’s rookie year, the whole offense is going to pop.

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Yes but JSN is better the Baldwin was at the beginning of his career and the receivers around him are better than the receivers around Baldwin. These are not your father’s Seahawks.

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Jul 31, 2023Liked by Seaside Joe

I'd agree that these comments and/or vids on both JSN and Witherspoon probably don't mean much. Regardless, Seahawks have a history of starting rookie WRs slow early in the season and easing them into more play time as they show comfort with the offense. I'm hoping JSN shares a fairly equal number of snaps with Eskridge in September, which is likely considering Eskeridge has the experience and has shown a willingness to run block in the past. The Seahawks need Eskridge to show where he's at anyway, and that will only happen if he's playing some meaningful snaps.

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My take is that rookie WRs in general get off to slow starts. (There are exceptions, of course). I base that on some research I did around draft time, where I found that of the 51 receivers drafted in the history of the Seahawks franchise, only four had contributed as rookies (none who would be considered a Day 3 pick). That being said, this is probably changing as college offenses have become pass-oriented, but it’s still difficult to draft WRs.

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Just now updated: Seahawks sign OT Liam Ryan to complete 90-man roster (until tomorrow probably)

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