3 Seattle Seahawks who will take a huge leap under OC Ryan Grubb

Seattle hired Ryan Grubb as their new OC on Friday.
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Jake Bobo can take big strides in the 2024 season, too

Now I don't expect the Seahawks' latest undrafted free-agent miracle to be as successful as JSN. But I do expect the 12s calls of "more Bobo" to be answered much more frequently this year. Considering how he came into the league - heck, the fact that he's in the league at all - Bobo had a great rookie season.

He played in all 17 games with 304 of his 443 snaps on offense. He hit a season-high 45 offensive snaps in Week 7 versus Arizona. His looks only dropped after that because DK Metcalf's "injury" that benched him that week miraculously cured him of his stupid unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, and there was less time for Bobo.

Bobo only had three games in which he wasn't targeted and only four in which he didn't make a catch. That's pretty good, considering that Metcalf had two games with just one catch, and even Tyler Lockett had a game with one lonely reception. Of the Hawks' trio of tight ends, both Noah Fant and Colby Parkinson saw more targets than Jake. So he was pretty far down the food chain, as you'd expect when competing against Pro Bowlers, first-round draft picks, and seasoned vets.

Yet Bobo's rookie season can only be considered a major success. His 76 percent catch rate was by far the best of the Seahawks wideouts and was even better than Fant and Parkinson. I mention those two specifically as they will play a key role in Bobo's success in 2024. Both are free agents, and there's simply no way that Seattle will re-sign both players. Add that Pro Football Focus (subscription required) rated him as the Seahawks' best run-blocker - just ahead of Will Dissly - and it's obvious that the opportunity is there for Jake Bobo to have an enormous impact on this team.