3 Seattle Seahawks skyrocketing up depth chart before preseason Week 2

With another great showing against the Dallas Cowboys, these Seahawks could cement their roster spots for 2023.
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Seattle Seahawks receiver Jake Bobo

We are likely going to write a whole bunch of articles about undrafted free agent Jake Bobo. First, his name is awesome, and quarterback Drew Lock has said that the phrase, "More Bobo!" has already made the rounds in Seahawks practice. But players don't cause teammates to come up with catchphrases about them if they aren't also performing at a decent level and also working their tails off to try to make the team.

No Bobo isn't faster. In fact, his 40-time for NFL receivers is extremely slow. He ran a 4.99 at his Pro Day at UCLA and that's enough to not get a player drafted. Bobo, of course, did not get taken by any team in the 2023 NFL draft. Fortunately so far for Seattle, the team was able to sign Bobo as an undrafted free agent and he has been excellent since he came to Seahawks camp.

Bobo seems to just have a knack for finding the open spaces on the field. He led the team in catches and receiving yards in Seattle's mock game a couple of weeks ago, and then he led the team in receiving yards against the Vikings, too. Of course, he has produced those numbers mainly against backups so as long as he is facing backups in regular season games, too, then he should be fine. Only, he won't.

My hope is that Seattle plays a few more of their presumed 2023 starters against the Cowboys on Saturday and that Bobo is part of the first-team rotation. We can't really know what to expect of the 6'4" and 210-pound receiver until he begins seeing top-end talent in a different uniform than his own. At this point, I think Bobo would make the active 53-man roster because Dee Eskridge is suspended to begin the year and Dareke Young has been dealing with a hip injury. But Bobo still needs to have another good game against the Cowboys.