3 Seahawks players who will be missed the most in 2024

Seattle lost a number of free agents this offseason who they might miss in 2024.
Seahawks could miss these players in 2024
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Seahawks could miss left guard Damien Lewis

A couple of business bits here first. Bobby Wagner is not on this list. Will he be missed by 12s and in the locker room? Yes. He is a future Hall of Famer who was named Second-Team All-Pro in 2023. But he is aging, not good in coverage, and not a great fit for Mike Macdonald's defense. Watching Wagner leave again is no fun, but it was needed.

The other business is how much Lewis was paid to play for the Carolina Panthers. His new deal is for four years and a maximum of $53 million. Seattle was not going to match that, nor should they have.

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Still, Lewis was a good left guard for the Seahawks for several years and keeping him home would have meant that Seattle needed to address right guard only. They could have - and did - hopefully fix that spot in the 2024 NFL draft. Christian Haynes will eventually become the start in Seattle and an offensive line of Charles Cross, Lewis, Olu Oluwatimi, Haynes, and Abe Lucas/George Fant could be quite good.

Seattle signed Laken Tomlinson in free agency to play left guard and the team has to hope that Tomlinson will bounce back to his form in 2021 and not what he has played like the last two years with the New York Jets. Lewis could still blossom into a Pro Bowler while Tomlinson could be retired next offseason.

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