4 Seattle Seahawks whose jobs are in danger ahead of preseason Week 2

The Seattle Seahawks play their second preseason game of 2023 when they take on the Dallas Cowboys at Lumen Field on Saturday.
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No. 4 - Seahawks receiver Dareke Young

Another receiver that, like Eskridge, is dealing with an injury. Unlike Eskridge, however, Young hasn't constantly been injured in his career so far. He played in 13 games last season, mostly on special teams, but he did make a couple of catches in the last game of the season for Seattle. He flashed in those two catches as it appeared he had a little wiggle to his moves once he caught the ball.

But while I am hoping Young still makes the team, there are clearly no guarantees. He is being pushed by Jake Bobo and Cody Thompson. (Thompson missed the Vikings game to begin the preseason with a groin injury, but the injury does not appear to be serious.) Whether Young makes the 53-man active roster could come down to several things.

One is how soon Young can return from being hurt. While he played in 2022, the Seahawks may want to see a bit more of what Young can do catching the ball instead of simply saving a spot for him because he can play special teams. Bobo and Thompson can do that as well. But Young is unfortunately missing valuable reps currently while Bobo is not.

There is also the question about how many receivers Seattle wants to keep on the active roster. If that number is six, that helps Young. But if the number is five, then Bobo, Thompson, Eskridge, and Young are trying to four players into two spots. If I had to guess, I would think Seattle would keep Bobo and Young, but I am not smart enough to make those tough decisions.

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