Here’s a look at the NFL team preview for the Seattle Seahawks:
Head Coach–Pete Carroll
Offensive Coordinator– Brian Schottenheimer
Defensive Coordinator- Ken Norton Jr.
Special Teams– Brian Schneider
ODDS TO WIN:
- NFC Championship- 25/1
- Super Bowl-30/1
- Over/Under Win Totals- 8
Last 4 Season Win Totals:
Quarterback Russell Wilson threw for 34 touchdowns and ran three of the four rushing touchdowns in. Therefore, Wilson couldn’t have done more to put them in a position to win. The backup quarterback will be either Austin Davis or Alex McGough.
Chris Carson only got to the fourth game of the season before he injured his ankle. In the first three games, he looked like a very capable running back. There weren’t any good options for this unit which shows by the lack of numbers they put up in 2017. Mike Davis will lead the depth chart during preseason practices.
Doug Baldwin has 443 career receptions and shows little sign of slowing down. The squad lost several stalwarts and now turn to free agents Jaron Brown and Ed Dickson to get the work done. Look for improvement from Tyler Lockett this year.
This line was a disappointment and management didn’t do much to improve it. Look for Russell to scramble a bunch more this season. D.J. Fluker was signed as a free agent and will be expected to handle the right guard spot.
Another disappointment for the Seahawks was the secondary. frank Clark returns as most of the others are gone. Dion Jordan and Marcus Smith get chances now to live up to their reputations. Look for third-round pick Rasheem Green to get on the field regularly.
K.J. Wright and Bobby Wagner return from really good seasons in 2017 and will be together for their fifth season. With Richard Sherman gone, Barkevious Mingo may get chances he has seen for several years. Shaquem Griffin was drafted to help out this unit.
Earl Thomas is in his 9th season and has seen two Super Bowls but now he must help re-shaper this unit. Strong safety Bradley McDougald was signed to a contract extension and former 49’er Dontae Johnson will get plenty of chances with this unit.
The organization decided to change this group around a bit so they moved up in the draft and got punter Michael Dickson from Texas in the fifth round. Kicker Sebastian Janikowski is in his 19th season with Tyler Ott getting the long snapper duties. Tyler Lockett, from Kansas State, will secure the kick returns.
August 9- Colts HOME 7 PM
August 18- Chargers AWAY 7 PM
August 24- Vikings AWAY 5 PM
August 30- Raiders HOME 7 PM
Regular Season Schedule:
(all games Eastern time)
Sunday Sept. 9 Denver Broncos Away 4:25 p.m.
Monday Sept. 17 Chicago Bears Away 8:15 p.m.
Sunday Sept. 23 Dallas Cowboys Home 4:25 p.m.
Sunday Sept. 30 Arizona Cardinals Away 4:05 p.m.
Sunday Oct. 7 Los Angeles Rams Home 4:25 p.m.
Sunday Oct. 14 Oakland Raiders Away 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Oct. 21 BYE WEEK
Sunday Oct. 28 Detroit Lions Away 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Nov. 4 Los Angeles Chargers Home 4:05 p.m.
Sunday Nov. 11 Los Angeles Rams Away 4:25 p.m.
Thursday Nov. 15 Green Bay Packers Home 8:20 p.m.
Sunday Nov. 25 Carolina Panthers Away 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Dec. 2 San Francisco 49ers Home 8:20 p.m.
Monday Dec. 10 Minnesota Vikings Home 8:15 p.m.
Sunday Dec. 16 San Francisco 49ers Away 4:05 p.m.
Sunday Dec. 23 Kansas City Chiefs Home 8:20 p.m.
Sunday Dec. 30 Arizona Cardinals Home 4:25 p.m.
Owners- Paul Allen
General Manager- John Schneider
Stadium- CenturyLink Field
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