3 things to watch for when the Seattle Seahawks play Packers preseason Week 3

The Seahawks play the Packers in Seattle's final preseason game of 2023, and we still have a lot to learn about this year's Seahawks.
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Who wins the Seahawks position battles?

There are still many roster spots to be decided. This includes starters and depth. For example, one position battle to watch is who plays better between Michael Jackson and Tre Brown. Brown appears to be the better ball-hawk, but Jackson was good in 2022 and has an entire season of starting for Seattle. Basically, Seattle knows what they are going to get with Jackson and still can't be too sure with Brown.

How many receivers does Seattle want to keep? A month ago Jake Bobo wasn't mentioned very much, but not he is likely WR3 entering Week 1 with Jaxon Smith-Njigba being hurt. Even when Smith-Njigba returns, Bobo is likely WR4. I like Bobo a lot, but we still can't be sure of how he will produce once he is constantly going up against the number ones on opposing defenses. Also, expecting Bobo to be very good immediately might be putting unfair expectations on him.

But beyond Bobo, who sticks at receiver? If Matt Landers and Easop Winston play great, do one of them stay on the active roster? And which one? Landers has great size and speed but not great ability to run routes. Winston at least has some experience in the NFL. Seattle might keep five or six receivers on the roster, so Landers or Winston could make the team with a great game against the Packers.

Lastly, what happens in the secondary besides the one corner spot Brown and Jackson are fighting over? Is Coby Bryant truly moving to safety? With Jamal Adams being activated off the PUP list, he will be on the active roster after final cuts are made. Julian Love and Quandre Diggs are definitely on the team, so does this mean Jerrick Reed is definitely gone? The fun part is all this will play out in the Seahawks and Packers game in Saturday.

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