The Seattle Seahawks should look to upgrade their offensive line this offseason as their offensive line finished 25th in Pro Football Focus’ (PFF) final offensive line grades this season. With Duane Brown’s pending free agency and age, the Seahawks will be looking to fill a likely hole at tackle.
Also, right tackle Brandon Shell will be a free agent this offseason, so the Seahawks could be replacing two offensive tackles. They could also look for solutions at center as well with the struggles Kyle Fuller and Ethan Pocic had this year staying healthy.
Russell Wilson made it clear last offseason he wants a better offensive line, and the Seahawks need to address this problem in free agency. Wilson will not put up with one of the league’s worst offensive lines for much longer.
5 offensive linemen the Seattle Seahawks need to chase in free agency
There is a real need to evaluate each aspect of the offensive line and find ways to give Wilson better protection. One of the reasons Wilson was injured was because his offensive line could not keep Aaron Donald out of the backfield. Subsequently, Wilson broke his finger when Donald’s helmet hit his finger on a play against the Rams in week 5.
This is why it is incredibly important for John Schneider to open the checkbook for some new offensive lineman to fix this nagging issue. Fortunately, there are lots of good offensive linemen who will be free agents this offseason and the Seahawks have the sixth-most cap space available right now. Here are five offensive linemen the Seahawks should pursue in free agency.