4 reasons to get super excited for Seahawks training camp

  • Seahawks will be contenders in the NFC
  • The offense will easily be EXPLOSIVE
  • Pure excitement hits the Seahawks' offensive line
NFC Wild Card Playoffs - Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers
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Another year brings another blank slate for the fan bases of each team in the National Football League to, once again, hold out hope that success can come their way in the next few months. Changes have been made. New players have been added. Roster issues have been addressed. And, as they say, "any given Sunday", right?

For the Seattle Seahawks, that's especially true for myriad reasons as the team is in a prime position thanks to some of their own moves and others out of their control.

Let's take a look at why Seahawks fans have good reasons to be geared up for the 2023 season.

1. The NFC is wide open

It's a challenge just to win a game in the NFL in any given week knowing that every athlete on the field is elite and parity has largely persisted through the years for good reason. That said, the NFL is divided into two conferences and one is an unfairly loaded gauntlet while the other is wide open and waiting for contenders.

The NFC these days pretty much boasts the Philadelphia Eagles, fresh off of a close loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII, and the San Francisco 49ers and then a pretty even playing field of teams that could step up and be a contender—or not. Even the Niners have questions at the game's most important position.

From the East, it's possible to be bullish on the Dallas Cowboys' chances, but that feels like an annually misplaced sentiment. The New York Giants hope to take the next step but they could easily remain a .500 team. Up North, the Green Bay Packers lost Aaron Rodgers to the AFC which leaves the Minnesota Vikings as likely division winners but they rarely scare anyone in January.

The NFC South is a bit of a mess and the safest bet is likely Derek Carr leading the Saints forward there beyond some middling franchises (although Carolina could be something down the road if they struck it rich with Bryce Young). Out West, we've mentioned the Niners and, yeah, that's it.

Basically, a playoff spot is there for the Seahawks' taking if they just largely perform as expected, yet the youthful core could have fans excited for a very real postseason run. That wouldn't be happening in the AFC just yet, but the NFC's doors are wide open.