Why the Seattle Seahawks offense can be special in 2023

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The 2023 Seahawks may not have an all-world talent like when the 2018 Rams had Aaron Donald on defense, but as a unit, they could be good enough in 2023. Their defense should be better than the last few years with the arrival of top pick Devon Witherspoon, and the additions of talented friends old and new on defense, a top-15 defense is realistic if not expected.

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Offensively, Geno Smith is a better quarterback than what Jared Goff was in 2018 (as well as now). If given the average pass protection and some run game help from his young running duo, Geno will have plenty of time in the Waldron offense to cook with three elite receivers.

I'm not sure if Seattle's trio of Metcalf, Lockett and Smith-Njigba will be as dominant as the 2018 Rams trio of Woods, Cooks and Kupp were, but I believe they're more talented. 

The pieces are in place. Thanks to some excellent drafting, development, and some guts to get back to their core philosophy, Pete Carroll and John Schneider have built a potential rising power. Unlike the LOB era, this one appears to be offensive-driven, thanks to the brilliant acquisitions of Shane Waldron and Geno Smith. There's a chance that 2022 was the very best we'll see of Geno or Waldron, but I believe we're about to see an offensive performance unlike anything Seattle has ever seen.

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How high can the Seahawks fly? They can fly to an NFC West title, and maybe even to the final game of the NFL season.