Seahawks receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba reveals his wide receiver Mount Rushmore

JSN had a productive rookie season in Seattle with higher expectations for 2024 and beyond.
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It is Super Bowl week which means there are lots of sponsors inviting players and former players to "Radio Row" to speak to various media outlets. This means while there are no Seattle Seahawks games, we might still get some observations about the team from players being interviewed. FanSided was able to catch up with Jaxon Smith-Njigba this week and ask him about his time with the team and his Mount Rushmore for receivers.

JSN did not hesitate in who he would put on his Mount Rushmore, either. And the list wasn't all new. Smith-Njigba started with Jerry Rice (he played in Seattle for part of a year, at least). JSN added Randy Moss, Antonio Brown, and Calvin Johnson.

Would it have been nice had JSN added Steve Largent? Sure. But then that would have been going far back.

Seattle Seahawks WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba has one Seahawk (sort of) on his Mount Rushmore

JSN also talked about having Pete Carroll as his coach in Seattle for a season. Smith-Njigba said he was "honored (and) blessed" that he was able to be coached by Carroll. JSN also said he didn't know if Carroll would be calling him, but Smith-Njigba would definitely be calling Carroll to pick his brain about games. For the rest of what JSN said, you can simply click below.

Jaxon Smith-Njigba was the 20th overall pick in the 2023 NFL draft and the first receiver taken. He started a bit slowly to begin this season, but that was more about how he was being used by now-former offensive coordinator Shane Waldron. Thankfully, as the season progressed Waldron had Smith-Njigba do things other than run out in the flat and catch short passes.

In fact, backup quarterback Drew Lock and the offense had enough confidence in JSN at the end of the Week 15 game against the Philadelphia Eagles to trust him with a last-minute catch to win the game. Two of JSN's 4 touchdown receptions on the season came in the final four games. He will certainly play a bigger role in the offense next season and beyond.

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