Preseason week 1 matchup: Seahawks rookie DBs vs L.A. Chargers
Finally! the speculation is over and NFL fans can watch some football. For the faithful in the Pacific Northwest, it means the eight months of resting our roar is over. Seattle Seahawks football is back.
Seattle Seahawks Cornerbacks vs Chargers Wide Receivers
Which rookie – Griffin or Tyson – will embrace their role opposite an All-Pro?
|(25) Richard Sherman||6’3||(13) Keenan Allen||6’3|
|(26) Shaquill Griffin|
(#) player numbers to reference on Sunday.
When a team has a defender on the perimeter with the capabilities of cornerback Richard Sherman, the amount of targets directed to the other side increase. Sherman may not see a high number of snaps on Sunday, but this is what a fan should desire, as the sample size for others becomes more available.
In the latest NFL draft, Seattle picked cornerbacks Mike Tyson and Shaquill Griffin. Since veteran Jeremy Lane is out due to injury, Griffin will start on the opposite side of Sherman. The best way to grow in the league is by experience, an excellent opportunity awaits against quarterback Phillip Rivers and company.
Other secondary members woth critiquing safeties Tedric Thompson and Delano Hill. The beauty of the current LOB is the communication. Whether spoken or unspoken, they seem to have a knack for knowing each other’s game.
A concept the rookies will soon be attuned to as well.
Covered up receivers equals panic button for offensive linemen
The secondary with safety Earl Thomas back is a position group to watch closely. The LOB can intimidate an offense.
An element, which brought success in 2012 and 2013, was the ability for the defensive front to get to the opposition’s quarterback due to the coverage in the secondary.
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Ingredients, which have brought positive results in the past.
Griffin, Tyson and company are rookies, but their first taste of the National Football League may be something 12s talk about at water coolers everywhere.