3 former Seahawks who are still having trouble finding jobs

A couple of these players could return to Seattle.

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Safety Quandre Diggs hasn't yet signed elsewhere

This week there was a troll wrapped in the clothing of another website that writes about the Seahawks that "reported" that Diggs would not be returning to Seattle under any circumstances. The troll, who had nothing to do with the other website, posted his lie on X/Twitter and this caught the attention of Diggs. This was just another reason social media can be a very bad thing.

At least Diggs clarified he never spoke with the person who posted the tweet and made an implication that he would be open to coming back to Seattle. The fact is that while Diggs did not have his best season in 2023, the main reason he was released ahead of free agency was the size of his contract. Moving on from Diggs, even temporarily, saved the team $11 million and that was enough to sign two or three players as free agency unfolded.

Diggs is a good player, though. He was also a leader in Seattle's locker room and, therefore, well-respected by his teammates. He was voted as a defensive captain ahead of this past season. Prior to 2023, Diggs had made three straight Pro Bowls. Plus, he might be a great fit in new head coach Mike Macdonald's scheme.

Diggs is going to find a new home. That might even mean he comes back to Seattle as the team is still paying him more than $10 million because of how his contract was structured before he was let go. That might help Seattle, though, because maybe he would re-sign for something close to the veteran minimum. Adding Diggs back after signing Rayshawn Jenkins and already having Julian Love would make the safety group very strong.