4 bold trades the Seahawks should consider to make the next four years better

These would all make the team better.

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The Seattle Seahawks are still in the midst of remaking the team. The coaching staff has turned over this offseason. Plus, the roster is going to look very different next season than in the past two years.

But while Seattle is beginning to run out of free agent money, the team could still pull off a trade or two. This would not be new for general manager John Schneider. He has traded for players such as Jamal Adams, Jadeveon Clowney, and Duane Brown in prior years.

The last move on this list gets a bit complicated but would be long-term beneficial. The first will be immediately impactful. But all of them would make the Seahawks better.

Seahawks could trade for Haason Reddick

Seattle's greatest need right now is not an edge rusher, and that is a good thing. But we cannot kid ourselves into thinking the Seahawks don't still need to add a high-end edge rusher or two. Uchenna Nwosu will return from injury before the start of next season and Boye Mafe could take yet another step forward in year three. Maybe new head coach Mike Macdonald will find a way to make Darrell Taylor good in both the pass rush and the run.

But adding a player like Reddick, whose trade market has to be diminishing because a team has not yet made a move for him, would improve Seattle's pass rush and that would make the secondary's job much easier. Over the last two years, Reddick has 27 sacks which is fourth in the league. He trails only Myles Garrett, Nick Bosa, and Micah Parsons and that is a good group to be mentioned with.

Reddick has one year left on his deal and he has a base salary of $14.25 million along with a few other bonuses. Seattle would have to make room somehow to sign him, but when NFL teams want a player, they seemed to be able to do so. Seattle would not have to give up a first-round choice for Reddick, either.