Sep 3, 2018
The Seahawks have gone 0-4 in the preseason for the first time in the history of the organization and while it's not the kind of milestone fans want to see, we offer some perspective by talking about some other teams that have gone winless in the preseason. Shaquem Griffin jumped off the screen in preseason and now he may start the first week of the season with K.J. Wright battling a knee injury.
Now that the preseason is over, it's time to take a look at the players remaining on the team after coaches cut the roster from 90 down to 53 players. And it shouldn't be a shock to anyone that the roster is now slightly different when it was announced, because it will continue to shuffle as other teams add and cut players to their squads.
One of the biggest surprises was seeing Byron Maxwell sent to injured reserve which may effectively end any chance we will see him lining up across from Shaquill Griffin. Will Johnson be the week 1 starter or will the team choose to have Justin Coleman on the field for all the snaps even though he has shown to be most effective covering the slot? What about Earl Thomas who receives a special designation on the roster going into the season?
The special teams decisions were made after the Chargers game, but are there other options available now that Seabass missed a couple kicks in the final game of the preseason. Coach Carroll says he "over tried" against his former team, so maybe there's nothing to be concerned about.
Offensively, it looks like an exciting group of receivers and a group of running backs that should be able to improve over what the team showed last year. Coach Carroll was asked about George Fant at right tackle, and judging by his response, it seems safe to expect that Fant will be backing up both tackle spots for now. The backup quarterback was a bit of a surprise as the Seahawks made a trade prior to the game against the Raiders for former Packers quarterback Brett Hundley and Adam is not pleased by the move.
In the final portion of the show, Brandan calls out the clickbait article writers for missing a piece of information that flew under the radar from the NFL's flagship podcast and Adam gets after a former Raiders receiver who was expected to be a part of their offense coming into 2018 and was cut from the team. Better at life honors go to ESPN's Mina Kimes who is conducting the hype train for Michael Dickson as Rookie of the Year and Adam honors a political leader who called for unity in his final moments.
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