The Seahawks require a run stuffing defensive tackle. Former Washington Husky Danny Shelton is accessible. Seattle really should bring him residence.
More than the final couple of seasons, the Seahawks and the Patriots have had opposite challenges defensively. Seattle has been capable to get stress on the quarterback decently adequate but not been excellent against the run though the Patriots have stuffed the run and had troubles acquiring stress. New England had defensive tackle Danny Shelton final season but didn’t seriously require him. Seattle didn’t have Shelton, of course, but could seriously use his solutions.
There is 1 issue Shelton can do seriously properly and that is generate challenges for the opposing group to run the ball. Shelton is not excellent at supplying stress on the quarterback, even though. Seattle nevertheless desires to come across edge rushers, but on the interior of the defensive line they badly require a tackle who can run-stuff.
Shelton is accessible as a no cost agent. New England required to come across other players who could stress the quarterback as they have a defensive program currently made to limit a rushing attack. They can largely just plug in tackles and be prosperous. Seattle can’t do that.
In 2018, Seattle signed tackle Shamar Stephen to do what Shelton can do. Stephen wasn’t excellent at his job, nevertheless, and was permitted to stroll in no cost agency. Seattle will have second-year pro Poona Ford in 2019 and Ford was superior in restricted snaps. But a crucial to obtaining a superior interior line is depth and fresh legs. Shelton could either start out or play a lot of snaps subsequent to Jarran Reed. That would be a strong line.
Shelton was a 1st-round draft choose of the Cleveland Browns in 2015. In 2016 and 2017, Shelton was close to-elite as a run stopper. He hasn’t however lived up to getting the 12th general selection in 2015. Shelton will be just 26 years old when the 2019 season starts, even though. And the former Washington Husky and native of Auburn, Washington may well welcome the opportunity to come back residence to play. The Seahawks really should take a opportunity on Shelton, as well. He may well just be the run-stopper the group desires.