So far in previous pieces, I have looked at the Seahawks O-line, quarterback and ground game. In this piece, I will analyze how good the current group of Seahawk receivers are and how they can be a key part of another successful season for Seattle in 2021.
Similarly to how I did for the ground game, I have devised my own formula for calculating how good the receivers for each of the 32 NFL teams are, and from that where the Seahawks rank currently.
To do so I have factored in wide receivers, tight ends and receiving backs to find the best 6 receivers on each roster.
How we compare the Seahawks receivers to others
Again, I do not want to bore you with what the entire formula is but again it leads heavily on my own ratings of players and as a sense check, those of PFF.com. By doing so, I am then able to evaluate the required level needed in order to both reach the playoffs and also to progress to the latter stages of the playoffs.
I would emphasize this is very much looking at the receivers remote from external factors such as how good the QB and offensive line on each team is.
I did factor the offensive line into my ground game calculations, but that was because there is a much greater correlation between a good offensive line and a good ground game than there is when it comes to how good a receiver is.
Preamble done so let’s get down to the matter in hand.