4 Down Territory: Seattle Seahawks should be bold and dream big in 2023

The Seattle Seahawks begin regular season play against the Los Angeles Rams at Lumen Field.
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3rd Down: DK and Geno do something special

As I stated earlier, Jaxon Smith-Njigba will help unlock Shane Waldron's vision of a Sean McVay scheme in Seattle. With JSN wrecking havoc in the middle of the field, defenses will be forced to make difficult decisions. It feels like a perfect storm is brewing offensively in Seattle.

The offensive line should be improved, two young and exciting running backs that can do damage in multiple ways, TEs trying to prove themselves in contract years, and Tyler Lockett steady as always… DK Metcalf and Geno Smith lead the best offense in the entire NFC.

Entering his 5th year in the league and still just 25 years old, DK Metcalf is about to enter his "prime" years. It feels like each year you can pencil in DK for around 1,000 yards and 8 scores, but expect a major boost for Metcalf. As talented as he is, he needs to produce better given the insane amount of targets he gets in the red zone. I expect he will make the jump into the top 5 wide receivers this season, catching over 100 balls, 1,200 yards, and 14 touchdowns.

If DK is going off, that must mean that Geno Smith's magical 2022 season was no fluke. Not only was it not a fluke, but I believe that Geno Smith will finish the season as the MVP runner up.

With arguably the most talented offensive roster in years, Geno Smith could put together a special MVP caliber season. Considering the Seahawks will have massive games against Joe Burrow, Lamar Jackson, Jalen Hurts and big storyline matchups against the Giants, Cowboys and 49ers, Geno will have plenty of spotlight to win favor over voters.

Prediction: While I still like Jalen Hurts to edge out Geno for MVP, Geno Smith will put together the greatest season in Seahawks QB history.