Thor believes Seahawks are dropping their UDFA hammer once again

Seattle might have found a couple of guys to steal 2024 roster spots.
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Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider knows what he is doing when it comes to signing undrafted free agents. Since 2010, Schneider and former head coach Pete Carroll have signed a fairly large number of UDFAs that went on to make a significant impact on the team. Doug Baldwin, for instance, turned out to be one of the most productive receivers in the history of the franchise.

Jake Bobo not only became a fan favorite as a UDFA in 2023, but he turned in a decently efficient season as well. He finished with 19 catches and two touchdowns receiving and had another touchdown rushing. New offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb might find a way to involve Bobo as a red zone threat beginning in 2024.

Seattle seemingly had another solid UDFA class in 2024. Of course, most of these players will not make the active roster but could wind up on the practice squad. Boise State's George Holani has a good chance of being the fourth option at running back. Chevan Cordeiro still might be the third quarterback listed on the roster and could be QB3 on game days for the Seahawks even though Seattle released him this week. He could re-sign.

Seattle Seahawks 2024 UDFA class gets high marks

FantasyPros' Thor Nystrom is a big fan of what Seattle did post-draft. He is normally a fan, to be fair. In 2023, he ranked Seattle with the best UDFA class. Besides Bobo, Chris Stoll made the team as the long snapper and he very easily could remain in the same spot for the next decade for the Seahawks. Defensive back Ty Okada hung around the team all year, playing in five games, and is still on the 2024 roster and might be on the practice squad again in 2024.

Nystrom ranked Seattle's 2024 UDFA class as the fourth-best in the NFL behind the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, and Minnesota Vikings. He had four of Seattle's UDFAs with draftable grades including edge rusher Nelson Ceaser, offensive tackle Garret Greenfield, tight end Jack Westover, and Holani. Nystrom believes Ceaser was a top-200 prospect which means sixth round or before.

The likelihood is that one of the above players is going to make the active roster. Westover has a great chance to be TE4 for Seattle, for instance. If they do, they will join a group of Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, George Fant (recently brought back to the Seahawks to play offensive tackle), and linebacker Jon Rhattigan as players who have made impacts. Plus, one of the UDFAs could turn into a fan favorite as Bobo did last year.

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