Seahawks secondary is still a problem
The Seattle Seahawks emerged victorious in Week 2, a much-needed win that helped put the disappointment of Week 1 behind them. However, amidst the cheers and celebrations, there's a pressing issue that needs immediate attention from the coaching staff: the struggling secondary.
Coming into the 2023 NFL season, the Seahawks' secondary was hailed as one of the team's strengths. With a roster boasting talented cornerbacks and safeties, there was an air of confidence that this unit would play a pivotal role in the team's success. However, the reality on the field has been quite different, and the trend of the secondary giving up significant yardage and points to opponents continues to raise concerns.
In Week 2, Seattle faced off against the Detroit Lions, led by quarterback Jared Goff. While the Seahawks ultimately secured the win, the performance of their secondary was far from convincing. Goff was able to dissect the Seahawks' defense, racking up an impressive 323 passing yards and delivering three touchdown passes. The ability of the Lions to move the ball effectively through the air highlighted the struggles of the Seattle secondary.
To be fair, the Seahawks' defense did manage to score a crucial interception return for a pick-six during the game. Such big plays can swing the momentum and make a significant impact on the outcome. However, they don't overshadow the fact that the secondary is allowing opposing quarterbacks to exploit their coverage and find success down the field.