Three biggest concerns about the Seattle Seahawks roster ahead of 2023 Week 1

The Seattle Seahawks open their 2023 season against the Los Angeles Rams on September 10th.
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The Seattle Seahawks start their 2023 season against the Los Angeles Rams on September 10th at Lumen Field. Overall, Seattle has quite a bit of talent on the roster. But there are some position groups that might be a little worrisome.

I have mentioned three of those potentially underwhelming groups here. One - the unit I begin with - is an easy one that most people can see would be a concern. But there is some potential for being productive there.

The other two might be seen as actual strengths currently. I am not so sure, though. One group that has gotten rave reviews this offseason might be thought of too highly. So here are three position groups 12s might feel a little uneasy about heading into the season.

Seahawks position concern No. 3 - Interior of the defensive line

I will start with the low-hanging fruit. Everyone and their favorite aunt have complained all offseason that the Seahawks did very little to address the problem they had along the defensive line. Of course, this is nearly completely false because Seattle basically revamped the entire group. Al Woods, Poona Ford, and Quinton Jefferson are all gone. In are Dre'Mont Jones, Jarran Reed, Mike Morris, Mario Edwards, Jr., and Cam Young. That's a massive turnover.

But where struggled mightily last year was against the run and we have seen nothing in the preseason so far to show us that the run defense is better. Jarran Reed played a bit in the second preseason game and he got moved around pretty easily by whoever was blocking him. And Seattle threw us a curve and placed Reed at nose tackle. Yet, he's never played the position before so no one can be sure how good he will be.

Jones was a good pro with the Denver Broncos, but not exactly transformative but Seattle paid him the most expensive free agent contract general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll have ever done. So, he better be really good. Edwards has bounced around the league and Young and Morris are rookies who have missed time already with injuries. This is a boom-or-bust group.