No. 2 - Safety Jamal Adams
I feel like I am writing every other day in some negative way about Jamal Adams. I do not know him personally so everything I write about has something to do with how well (or poorly) Adams is going about his football life. And as that relates to the Seattle Seahawks, Adams must feel like every day is Christmas Day because when he wakes up he knows he has another $30,137. That's what Adams current contract would pay him each day over 365 days.
The great thing for Adams is that his paycheck is about to go up. Even if the Seahawks release the oft-injured safety, he is due to make nearly $20 million. As Adams doesn't seem to mind simply going home if he isn't going to play in a game, as he did when he left Lumen Field after learning he was not going to play in Week 15 against the Philadelphia Eagles, maybe he can go home and simply count his money.
Adams has lost most of the explosiveness he had in 2020 when he had 14 quarterback hits and 9.5 sacks and since that year he has no sacks and just 5 quarterback hits. He always has been bad in coverage but he is getting worse there as well. He allowed a career-high 111.7 quarterback rating when targeted this season. 25 of the 31 passes thrown in his direction were completed and Adams gave up 2 touchdowns.
Adams was graded as the 15th-worst safety in the league this year, per PFF. The only reason Adams wasn't graded lower is that PFF gave him a good pass-rush grade. This is a little confusing, however, as Adams only had 7 total pressures. Also, Adams missed 24.2 percent of his tackle attempts this year which is by far the worst mark of his career.