This should be the Seattle Seahawks starting lineup in 2023

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Seahawks edge rushers and secondary

Edge rushers - Uchenna Nwosu and Boye Mafe

Nwosu is a given here. He was by far Seattle's best edge rusher in 2022 with 26 quarterback hits (13 more than the second-best player) and 61 total pressures. He is also solid against the run. Nwosu is just 26 years old and Seattle needs to find the money to extend him past 2023 for two or three more years.

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I have Mafe here because he will hopefully take a year two jump and be extremely productive against the run or pass. The reason I don't have Taylor here is that he is a liability against the run and gets pushed around. On third downs, Taylor might be a good guy in the rotation, but right now he should only be a third-down player.

I almost had Derick Hall as a starter too because he should be able to set a hard edge against the run. But he needs to prove he can be a good NFL player before he can be a solid starter.

Secondary - CBs Tariq Woolen and Devon Witherspoon (Coby Bryant in the slot), safeties Julian Love and Quandre Diggs

This is one of the hard groups to predict and not because there isn't much talent. There is actually almost too much talent. I can see a scenario where Seattle plays more of a 2-3-6 base with two defensive linemen, four linebackers and six defensive backs with Seattle keeping two outside corners along with a slot corner on the field while playing with three safeties. The difference would be that one of the safeties, Julian Love or Jamal Adams (if and when healthy), is basically a hybrid linebacker.

This would give Seattle a ton of flexibility against the run and pass as Love is fantastic against the run and could crash the box and Adams could cheat in the pass rush. But first Seattle has to make sure Adams is actually healthy.

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I also don't have special teams on this list. That would be too easy. Jason Myers will be the kicker, Michael Dickson the punter, and Chris Stoll will be the long snapper.