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 add defensive end Robert Quinn

Quinn is also a player who won't cost close to $6 million at this stage of his career. The question might be if the 33-year-old still wants to play. For this exercise, let's assume he does. While Quinn wasn't near his production in 2022, which was arguably Quinn's second-best season in his career, he is still a very formidable pass rusher. Imagine a defensive line that has Quinn, Reed, and Dre'Mont Jones on third downs for Seattle in 2023.

Quinn still has so much value than even while having a down year in 2022, the charging Philadelphia Eagles made a trade for him midseason last year because they wanted even more help chasing down quarterbacks. Adding Quinn would also add another veteran voice for young edge rushers Derick Hall and Boye Mafe.

Quinn isn't going to help much against the run, but Seattle added Mario Edwards, Jr. this offseason to help there. Edwards and Quinn could simply rotate out based on the situation. Combine the two, and Seattle would have a well-rounded defensive end who an opposing offense can't show them anything they haven't ever seen before.

Quinn would also be a smart choice. If the Seahawks really have around $6 million to spend after taking into account the Witherspoon deal and the practice squad being filled, Quinn could be signed and there would still be a little money left over that Seattle could save for this season or roll into 2024. But Quinn would simply give Seattle another upgrade over 2022 in terms of pass rush.

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