3 daring predictions for Seahawks 2022 season

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – AUGUST 18: Noah Fant #87 of the Seattle Seahawks appears to be like on throughout warmups earlier than the preseason sport between the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears at Lumen Area on August 18, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. (Photograph by Steph Chambers/Getty Photographs)

It might be a tough 12 months for a crew that has normally been in playoff rivalry recently. What might the Seattle Seahawks be in retailer for in 2022?

Head coach Pete Carroll has loved a fairly good run within the Pacific Northwest courting again to his hiring by the franchise in 2010. After starting his profession with the Seattle Seahawks with back-to-back 7-9 showings – the primary leading to a playoff look – the crew rattled off 9 consecutive profitable seasons from 2012-20 – reaching the postseason eight occasions.

There was a Tremendous Bowl title in 2013 (XLVIII) adopted by one other Tremendous Sunday look (XLIX) the following 12 months. The Seahawks are the final NFC crew to make consecutive journeys to the Tremendous Bowl.

However in 2021, all of it got here aside. The membership plummeted to 7-10 – its first dropping season since 2011 – and completed final of their division for the primary time (AFC West) since 1996. In the meantime, the opposite three groups within the NFC West had been all on their option to the playoffs.

There have been some main modifications to the roster. What might that consequence on this upcoming season?

3. Seahawks daring prediction: TE Noah Fant is the crew’s reception chief

All informed, 2021 was a down 12 months for the Seahawks. However the crew does characteristic one of the vital gifted wide-receiving duos in Tyler Lockett and D.Ok. Metcalf. The previous rolled up 1,175 yards on 73 grabs (16.1 common) and scored eight touchdowns. Metcalf led Seattle with 75 receptions and scoring catches (12). The duo mixed for 20 of the membership’s 30 TD receptions.

Tight finish Noah Fant was a part of the commerce that despatched quarterback Russell Wilson to the Mile Excessive Metropolis. The previous College of Iowa product was Denver’s first-round choose in 2019. He racked up a career-best 68 catches this previous 12 months for the Broncos. And search for him to prime that mark in main the ‘Hawks on this class in 2022