4 players Seattle Seahawks need to avoid in 2024 free agency

Dealing with turnover for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Seattle Seahawks will have a different outlook on how they approach this offseason.

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Seattle Seahawks need to avoid T Trent Brown

The Seattle Seahawks' promising offensive line regressed a bit this past season. While it was in part due to injuries sustained by both tackles, Charles Cross and Abe Lucas, there was enough shown on tape where I think they need to address it this off-season. Two years ago, prior to drafting Cross and Lucas, the Seahawks showed a desire for Trent Brown.

Ultimately, Brown went back to New England after using Seattle as leverage. He signed a 2-year, $13M deal with the Patriots. Financially, well put together by the Patriots given the talent of Brown. But, even he has shown signs of regression in the past two seasons. He will now enter free agency and once again, the Seahawks might show interest.

Given the fact that the Seahawks have two young tackles on the roster, it might be odd reading that they would like to add another. I don't necessarily disagree with them adding another one. I just think they would be wise to stay away from Trent Brown. As I've seen in many mock drafts, experts believe that Washington T Troy Fautanu would be a great fit in Seattle.

While he is known for being more of a polished pass-protector, I wonder if the potential addition of Fautanu would have Seattle consider switching Lucas over to guard. Nonetheless, I agree with the route that results in Seattle adding a potential starter or depth on the offensive line through the draft, where they can utilize someone on a cheap contract for at least 4-years.

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