Seattle Seahawks 53-man roster projection after preseason Week 3

The Seahawks must finalize their 53-man roster by August 29th at 1 pm PT.
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Seahawks defensive line (7)

Dre'Mont Jones, Jarran Reed, Cam Young, Mario Edwards, Jr., Mike Morris, Myles Adams, Matt Gotel

Two of the rookies in this group have me worried. Morris and Young are already banged up so the little bit of depth the unit has is even less. I'd love to say Matt Gotel makes the team as he is massive (6'1" and 340 pounds) and shows some potential to disrupt, so I am adding him here because of the questions about Morris and Young. Young and Morris are definitely going to be on the roster, though.

The starters are likely Jones, Reed, and Edwards. That's solid, but Jones needs to be more than solid. The Seahawks paid him a ton of money this offseason to be a transformative player. I am not quite sure he is. Reed at nose tackle is still of an unknown and he might not be settled until a few weeks into the season.

Seahawks edge rushers (5)

Uchenna Nwosu, Darrell Taylor, Derick Hall, Boye Mafe, Tyreke Smith

The biggest question on this group is Taylor. How injured is his shoulder? Does he make the initial 53-man roster and then end up on IR for four weeks? At least Boye Mafe and Derick Hall have both been good this preseason. Both also look like they can play the run better than Taylor. Hall suffered a potential AC shoulder sprain against the Packers so he might miss some time. Smith flashes production but has no consistency yet.

Seahawks inside linebackers (5)

Bobby Wagner, Devin Bush, Jon Rhattigan, Ben Burr-Kirven, Jordyn Brooks

Jordan Ferguson or Patrick O'Connell could surprise me and beat out Ben Burr-Kirven for a spot on the team. I have Burr-Kirven here because I think he can help on special teams quite a bit. The biggest question might be the health of Devin Bush who got concussed against the Packers, and we don't yet know the length he will be out. Brooks is probably going to start next to Wagner in Week 1.