3 unexpected free agent signings Seattle Seahawks could still make happen

The Seattle Seahawks created some cap space recently by extending Uchenna Nwosu and reworking Quandre Diggs' deal for 2023.
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Seahawks should sign linebacker Kwon Alexander

I worry a bit about the Seahawks' inside linebacker depth. Bobby Wagner should have another good season as he has never had a bad one. But he holds one of the two spots between the edge rushers so whoever slides in next to him needs to be good as well. Devin Bush was signed in free agency this offseason but there's no guarantee he will be good in 2023. Bush was also only signed to a one-year deal.

Behind Wagner and Bush are Jon Rhattigan and Vi Jones, most likely. Rhattigan and Jones are fine in short bursts, but expecting either to be good when starting multiple games is asking a bit too much. Basically, inside linebacker is really thin for the Seahawks. Also, Jordyn Brooks could be back sooner than expected after a knee injury late in 2022, but a more realistic scenario might be he comes back by midseason.

Alexander made an excellent 2022 Jets defense better when he was on the field last year. He started 12 games but played in all 17. He is a former Pro Bowler who is well-respected by his former teammates and fans know how much effort he puts into trying to be the best player he can be and helping whatever team he is on win games.

Alexander is pretty good in pass coverage and is even better in pass rush. He's better in both those areas than Devin Bush, in fact. Alexander also consistently grades higher in run defense, per Pro Football Focus (subscription required), than Bush. Signing the nearly-29-year-old Alexander, which definitely would not cost the Seahawks anywhere close to $6 million, would relegate Alexander or Bush to a backup role, but that still is much better depth than Jones or Rhattigan.