Seattle Seahawks 53-man roster projection after preseason Week 2

The Seahawks have just one preseason game left to make some tough roster decision before final cuts are made on August 29th.
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Seahawks running backs (5)

Kenneth Walker III, Zach Charbonnet, DeeJay Dallas, Kenny McIntosh, Nick Bellore

The last two preseason games, the Seahawks have had a running back that did surprisingly really well. Against the Minnesota Vikings, Byrant Koback had over 70 total yards, but then he got injured last week in practice and didn't play against the Cowboys. Against Dallas, SaRodorick Thompson had 50 yards rushing on 11 carries. Neither guy is going to likely make the roster, however.

The only reason either might is if Seattle doesn't think Kenny McIntosh will be ready in Week 1 as he is dealing with a knee injury. That would be a shame as McIntosh looked really good in camp before he was hurt. Walker hasn't played this preseason and doesn't really need to. Charbonnet looked less powerful but more explosive in preseason Week 2 than Week 1 so take that for whatever it is.

Seahawks wide receivers (5)

DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett, Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Jake Bobo, Cody Thompson

I dropped one player here from my most recent projection. As much as I like Dareke Young, there were two tough catches he should have still made against the Cowboys that he didn't. He didn't have the speed or quickness to separate from a Cowboy defender that is going to be a backup when the season begins, but he got two hands on both well-covered passes and couldn't reel them in.

I still think Seattle might go with six receivers, but Dareke Young or Tyjon Lindsey is going to have to standout in preseason Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers. Thompson makes the team because Seattle knows what to expect from him. Bobo needs to make the team because he just seems to have a knack for getting open and catches everything thrown his way so far.