Seattle Seahawks preseason Week 3 MVPs

The Seahawks first regular season game of 2023 is on September 10th against the Los Angeles Rams.
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In Seattle's 19-15 preseason loss to the Green Bay Packers this past Saturday, the Seahawks chose to rest all of their starters, not wanting to take any health risks with Week 1 now a bit over a week away. It was also a great opportunity for guys who were "on the bubble" to make a great closing argument for their spot on the team. Some did and some did not make great closing arguments, obviously.

With this type of pressure, some players shrunk in the spotlight, and others rose to the occasion, but none rose to the occasion more than those who were the offensive and defense MVPs of the Seahawks in preseason Week 3. Of course, neither of the players that follow will probably be the regular season MVPs, and that's OK. Seattle has good depth.

Although, in the first case, wouldn't it be fun if this guy had such a fantastic season he was the team's MVP? What a great story that would be. Maybe he is Steve Largent-lite?

Seattle Seahawks preseason Week 3 offensive MVP - Jake Bobo

Every time we saw Jake Bobo play this preseason, it seems like he always finds a way to shine. Despite failing to connect with Drew Lock on a 5-yard out route on 3rd and 3, Bobo would come back two drives later to catch a hitch, gaining a yard after the catch for a 9-yard gain in total. But that's not the play that got him the preseason offensive MVP.

It was the next drive where Bobo would make a gorgeous back-shoulder catch in the left corner of the endzone. It was a great throw from Lock, and an even better adjustment from Bobo, to cut down the Packers lead from 10-0 to 10-7. Bobo keeps overcoming obstacles, from his historically slow 40 yard dash time (4.99), to going undrafted, but if he continues making plays, we could see a lot more Bobo.

Seattle Seahawks preseason Week 3 defensive MVP - Coby Bryant

Coby Bryant was flying around Saturday afternoon. The transition from corner to safety has been an intriguing one. It's allowed Bryant to play more freely and it's really seemed to help him a lot.

He proved that this past weekend when he led the Seahawks in tackles with 4. The closest one to the line of scrimmage being a 2-yard pass on a bubble screen from quarterback Jordan Love to wide receiver Samori Toure. It's still up in the air as to where Bryant will play come the regular season, with Devon Witherspoon rehabbing and Jamal Adams being activated from the pup list. But whether he plays outside corner, slot, or safety, he'll be looking to make an impact on day one in his sophomore year in the NFL.

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