3 Seahawks 2023 opponents who got worse this offseason

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Seahawks 2023 opponent that is worse No. 2: Tennessee Titans

The Titans decided this was the offseason to get rid of a bunch of players. Sure, they added a couple of good defensive players in free agency with edge rusher Arden Key and Azeez Al-Shaair moving to Nashville but they lost some good ones on defense (notably David Long, Jr.). Tennessee's offense was bad in 2022 and it currently seems even worse heading into 2023.

The Titans struggled at receiver last year and have done zero to address the issue. They had a bit of cap space in which to sign a wideout, but instead seems like they chose to try to make the defense a bit better. Even that is debatable, though. Maybe Tennessee thinks it can draft a couple of good receivers, but wide receiver rookies normally have difficulty adjusting to life in the NFL.

Part of the Titans issues on offense last year were the offensive line was bad. It isn't any better now and could conceivably be worse after losing Nate Davis in free agency and oft-injured Taylor Lewan to retirement. Again, Tennessee might address the line in the draft but that doesn't mean the line is actually good in 2023 and as far as Seahawks fans are concerned, we are only worried about how good Tennessee is this coming season.

While running back Derrick Henry remains on the roster and is still very good, so does quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Tannehill simply can't elevate a passing game on his own without good receivers (I realize this seems obvious but Aaron Rodgers and Daniel Jones both did well enough in 2022 without having proven receivers) and makes mistakes. Tariq Woolen and Quandre Diggs should be able to pick off a Tannehill pass or three.