Seahawks News: Geno Smith, Uchenna Nwosu, Walter Jones and throwbacks

  • Can Seattle overcome Geno?
  • Big Walt's kitchen
  • Replacements for Nwosu
  • Throwback weekend!

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Uchenna Nwosu appears to be lost for the season

According to ESPN, Seattle's best edge rusher, Uchenna Nwosu, tore a pectoral muscle and will need season-ending surgery. Since being signed in the 2022 offseason and in 23 games with the Seahawks, Nwosu has 11.5 sacks, 32 quarterback hits, and 16 tackles for loss. All those numbers lead Seattle over the last year-plus. He's also a veteran presence in a very young Seahawks edge rush group.

Can Seattle still make a push for the postseason without Nwosu, their most consistently productive outside linebacker? Possibly, but there is also a decent chance the defense is a bit diminished now. Seattle could work a trade, of course, but general manager John Schneider doesn't normally get players who are one-and-done. He likes building teams and Seattle might not yet be capable of winning another Super Bowl so why add a player for the rest of the season who might not stick around in 2024?

Adding a talented edge rusher in a trade might help the team win another game or two possibly, but the ultimate goal is to win a championship, of course. That likely isn't going to happen yet with the current Seattle team, with or without Nwosu or whoever might replace him.

Walter Jones' kitchen

Let's end of some positive news. The next time you happen to be at Lumen Field, you need to check out Big Walt's Kitchen. Not only named after the former Seahawks left tackle (and Hall of Famer, of course), but he also helped develop all the flavors and types of food. Big Walt's Kitchen is a concession concept that serves chicken, and lots of different flavors of chicken.

There is Nashville hot chicken, Big Bang chicken, and different sauces, and if you are going to the Thanksgiving day game, there will be Spicy BBQ, Buffalo, and cranberry orange chicken. There's also something called "sweet home coke" which is coke with peanuts and you put the peanuts in the bottle. Sounds delicious!

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