How the Seattle Seahawks could be sneaky players in a trade for Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor wants out of Indy so maybe the Seahawks should bring him to Seattle.
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For the first time in what feels like a long time, the Seattle Seahawks have found themselves in a rumor-less off-season. The previous years have been clouded with disgruntled Russell Wilson rumors and "fire Pete Carroll" chants. In 2022, they were able to quiet the storm with a successful season. An excellent rookie class and outstanding play from Geno Smith silenced the outsiders.

Expectations have greatly changed for this Seahawks team as we approach the start of the 2023 regular season. Many experts graded the Seahawks in the higher echelon for their picks in the 2023 NFL Draft. Deja vu is in the air as this is bringing back flashbacks to when Pete Carroll originally took over this Seahawk team in 2010.

While this team is slightly different to the Super Bowl winning team back in 2014, they both have the same ingredient for success: young nucleus. Having a young core gives you flexibility in the salary cap to either sign big time free agents or to trade for a superstar.

Why the Seattle Seahawks should trade for Jonathan Taylor

Although many general managers and league owners are diminishing the value of the running back position, we know that not to hold true in Seattle. I mean, they did just take running backs in back-to-back years, both in the second round. It's no secret that Pete Carroll loves to run the football. A lot of their success over the years has come from an established run game.

With an already stacked offense, trading for Jonathan Talyor adds a whole other element of danger. The Seattle Seahawks currently have +10000 odds to trade for Taylor, tied for worst in the entire league. My assumption is the oddsmakers feel Seattle is comfortable with their two-headed dragon backfield of Kenneth Walker and Zach Charbonnet.

Quiet frankly, many of you reading this probably agree with that sentiment. But, allow me to offer you some insight into how Seattle can get this deal done and more importantly, why it makes sense for them to do so.