3 Ravens that Mike Macdonald could bring with him to the Seattle Seahawks

Macdonald and any one of these three players could significantly improve the Seahawks defense.
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Seattle could add defensive end Jadeveon Clowney

Clowney could be the second of two Ravens to come to Seattle. The reason is that he is less expensive than the other two players on this list and should make less than $10 million in 2024. For a veteran of Clowney's ability and potential, that number could be a steal. Plus, Clowney seemed to flourish under Mike Macdonald.

This season, Clowney (who, of course, played for the Seahawks for one season previously in 2019) tied a career-high in sacks with 9.5, and set career highs in highest pressure rate, highest pass-rush win rate, and most total pressures in a season (71). PFF graded Clowney as the 14th-best edge rusher in the NFL this year.

Macdonald was able to use Clowney in a number of blitzing schemes while also making him a lot more versatile. Instead of how Seattle used him mostly in 2019, which was to tell Clowney to go line up at defensive end and help stop the run and not get much help, Macdonald was able to take advantage of all of Clowney's immense skills.

Clowney will be 31 years old in 2024 but he has shown no signs that he is about to slow down. He also played a full season for the first time since 2017. Bringing Clowney back to Seattle immediately would improve both the run defense and pass rush.