Seattle Seahawks free agency: Which free agents Seattle should catch or release

What should Seattle do with their own free agents this offseason?

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Seattle should catch them from leaving, if possible

Quarterback Drew Lock

Lock did fairly well in limited snaps this season. He certainly wasn't as bad as some feared (nor was he as good as some hoped, either). Lock threw for 3 touchdown passes against 3 interceptions, completed 63.2 percent of his passes, and had a quarterback rating of 81.2. Not exactly numbers that come anywhere close to Geno Smith, but Lock would be a good backup to Smith again in 2024.

Guard Damien Lewis

Once again Lewis was graded as the best Seahawks offensive lineman, according to Pro Football Focus. But his grade did slip from the top 20 in 2022 to 38 this year. Lewis allowed 29 total pressures including 3 sacks as opposed to 19 and 3, respectively, last year. He simply might be out of the price range for Seattle once Lewis hits the open market.

Tight end Noah Fant and tight end Colby Parkinson

I am grouping the tight end together. Both Fant and Parkinson were probably underserved in the Seahawks' offense and not used enough. Both have the ability to catch and run and neither was put in a position to do that very often. If I were either of those two, I would leave and go to an offense that uses me better. I am just hoping they return to Seattle and that whoever the Seahawks offensive coordinator is getting them more targets.

Running back DeeJay Dallas

Dallas didn't do much running the ball this year, but he proved to be a decent kick and punt returner. If he comes back, he could hold down those two jobs for several seasons. But he might choose to go somewhere that he can run the ball more.

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