4 players who will benefit most from Seattle Seahawks hiring Mike MacDonald 

These four players could have explosive years in 2024.

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No. 1 - Cornerback Devon Witherspoon

Arguably the most talented player on the Seahawks roster resides on the defensive side of the ball and was an absolute star in his rookie season in Seattle. While the 2023 Seahawks defense was an absolute failure and disappointment, Devon Witherspoon was the lone bright spot. While I expect Will Anderson Jr to take home the Rookie of the Year award, it's pretty clear that Spoon was the most impressive rookie this year.

A future lockdown corner, Witherspoon proved to be a destructive force against the run and attacking the passer when being blitzed. As his career grows, expect Witherspoon poon to naturally progress into an All-Pro caliber safety in the back half of his career. Witherspoon is a legitimate blue-chip talent and will succeed whoever is his coach, but what if you pair him with the Sean McVay of defensive coaches?

Macdonald’s 2023 Ravens generated the most pressures in the league since 2006, and he's a master at creating simple but effective blitz packages. I think there's a path where Witherspoon is a combo of a shutdown corner mixed with some of what makes Ravens safety Kyle Hamilton special.

Don't be surprised to see ‘Spoon get 5 interceptions and 5 sacks next season. For a micro fraction of the price, Witherspoon may end up being the dynamic star that Seattle thought of, traded for,  and paid for in  Jamal Adams when they acquired him in 2020. I fully expect him to be a legitimate defensive Player of the Year candidate in 2024.