12 of the most important players on the Seattle Seahawks roster for the 2023 season

  • Geno Smith leads the charge for the new season ahead
  • D.K. Metcalf will only get better in 2023
  • Kenneth Walker is ready for a huge sophomore year
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Kenneth Walker III - RB

After completing one of the more impressive rookie seasons for a running back in the NFL, Kenneth Walker III is set to build upon that and become even more dominant out of the backfield.

Since the untimely retirement of Chris Carson, the Seahawks have been looking for a running back that can bring that type of production to the field, and so far, although it's been just one season, it seems like they may have found that in Walker.

During his rookie season in 2022, he totaled 228 carries for 1,050 yards and nine touchdowns and added a bit more in the passing game; 27 receptions for 165 yards.

As the presumed starter for the upcoming season, it's fair to assume Walker will only build upon this with the help of an improved offensive line and a more experienced in the Seahawks culture, Geno Smith.

He will also benefit from some help, as Zach Charbonnet and Kenny McIntosh were drafted earlier this year. Both are experienced in the passing game, which hasn't been Walker's strong suit and will potentially play a factor in spreading snaps out in hopes of keeping the second-year back healthy and on the field.