The Seahawks have very little cap space. They have a lot of free agents, the 6th most to be precise. They also have very little cap space. The team will need to be very creative in order to ensure the team doesn’t take a step back. That could mean trading away a player where there is a surplus of talent.
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Veteran Seahawks and trades
I do want to note that neither Wagner nor Wilson is likely to be traded this off-season. This was purely to outline what a trade could look like in terms of money saved and potential compensation. Both players hit markers in their contracts that enabled monies to become guaranteed on February 12th. This makes the trade much less likely to occur.
As for Reed, the team has actually hit on quite a few talented defensive tackles. They also could save a handsome chunk of change if they elected to trade the productive big man. Follow me through the next couple of slides to see what a trade could look like for Seattle if they elect to move on.