Seattle Seahawks News: Analyzing the 53-man roster

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Aug 28, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Seattle Seahawks tight end Luke Willson (82, middle) celebrates with tight end Zach Miller (86) and guard J.R. Sweezy (64) after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders during the first quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Seahawks have set their final 53-man roster and now it’s time to look at why they made the decisions that they did to cut 22 players on Saturday morning.

The Seahawks have one of the most in-depth teams in the league and have been fortunate enough to have second-stringers that could start on other teams in the league.

Some roster moves were semi-surprising — for one thing, the run-heavy Seahawks offense elected to keep seven wide receivers and only one true fullback.

That seemed a little contradictory to me, but as usual, I trust Pete Carroll, John Schneider and the rest of the Seahawks front office with those decisions.

Heck, whatever they did last year seemed to work out just fine.

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