4 bargain free agents Seahawks should target to fix biggest needs

The players could turn into gold for Seattle in 2024.

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Guard Graham Glasgow

Seattle might have to rebuild the entirety of the interior of their offensive line. Center Evan Brown is a free agent after signing for only a year last offseason and he certainly was not good enough to warrant being a player who must be re-signed. Right guard Phil Haynes began the season as the starter but, as he often does, he got injured. Rookie Anthony Bradford was bad when he filled in for Haynes. Left guard Damien Lewis is a free agent this offseason.

Lewis might not have been as good in 2023 as in previous years, but he has been Seattle's best offensive lineman for most of four years. He also is likely going to be too expensive for Seattle to re-sign as PFF projects Lewis to get a deal for four years and $10.5 million per season. The years are not the issue, but the $10 million in 2024 alone would be. The projected contract for Glasgow is $6.5 million each season for two years.

Glasgow can play center, but he is more likely a fit at right guard. He also was graded as PFF's 8th-best guard in the league in 2023. He allowed 2 sacks in 614 pass block snaps, but he was a beast at blocking for the run. Glasgow received PFF's fifth-best run block grade this past season.

My assumption is that new offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb is going to run the ball more than former OC Shane Waldron did. That is a good thing. I know the stigma against Pete Carroll was he wanted to run too much, but this is a false narrative. Seattle threw the ball on 61.7 percent of offensive plays in 2023, the fifth-most in the league. Seattle needed to run more and hopefully, they will in 2024, and Graham Glasgow would help the team be successful in doing so.

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