Wether it is a rallying challenge to teammates or self-belief, Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman told the media during a post-OTA practice press conference Wednesday morning that he truly believes the Seahawks have a chance to be the best offensive line in the upcoming season.
Two years ago the Seahawks had one of the worst offensive lines in the football. On January 2018 the Seahawks fired Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevel and offensive line coach Tom Cable. The Seahawks brought in Brian Schottenheimer and Mike Solari. The improvement was dramatic. The Seahawks jumped from 29th to 17th according to Pro football focus ranking of offensive lines blocking efficiency.
The Seahawks made some subtle changes to their offensive line this offseason. Out went guard J.R Sweezey to the Arizona Cardinals and in came Mike Lupati. The Seahawks also re-signed guard D.K Fluker to a two-year contract. Despite a nagging hamstring injury, Flucker started nine games at right guard and brings energy and tenacity to the Hawks O-line that now getting very familiar with each other.
The Seahawks brought back George Fant and drafted Phil Haynes to compete bring depth and competition to a unit that is anchored by starters Brown who was a second-team All-Pro, Right Tackle Germain Ifedi, Flucker, and Center Justin Britt. The versatile Ethan Pocic returns for his third year. Pocic started the first two games of last season at left guard and finished the season as a week 15 starter at right guard and week 16 left guard starter.