3 Seattle Seahawks to watch versus Carolina Panthers in Week 3

The Seahawks are hoping to build on the momentum from last Sunday's win over Detroit.
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Seahawks player to watch No. 2 - Safety Quandre Diggs

Quandre Diggs is the leader of the Seahawks secondary and he is going to be an important part of the Seahawks pass defense this weekend. While the Seahawks have shown improvement at stopping the run, they have yet to show growth in the passing game. Seattle's defense has allowed the third-most passing yards per game this season, giving up 325 passing yards a game.

The Seahawks need to be better against the pass and they could be without Pro Bowl corner Riq Woolen this week. Quandre Diggs is an important leader on this defense and he needs to rally the Seahawks secondary. Diggs has come up with big plays before, coming up with four INTs and a forced fumble in 2022.

Going against either backup QB Andy Dalton or rookie Bryce Young, Diggs should have an opportunity to make an impact on the game. The Panthers offense has relied mostly on their run game through their first two games. Carolina currently has the worst pass offense in the league averaging 133 passing yards per game.

Seattle has had problems with backup QBs before and with Bryce Young dealing with an ankle injury, Andy Dalton will likely get the start if Young cannot go. Quandre Diggs is going to be tasked with making sure the Seahawks defense does not get burned again by a backup QB. The goal for Diggs will be to lead the 'Hawks defensive turnaround against the pass. Hoping to keep the Panthers offense from having a breakout performance throwing the ball.