Updated Jul 9, 2013 - 11:17 am
How much better will the Seahawks' D-line be?
By Brady Henderson
Pass rush and run defense were two of the Seahawks' biggest shortcomings last season despite all the investments Seattle had made in its defensive line.
|• Moving parts on new-look D-line||• LB corps marked by youth, speed|
|• Upside, uncertainty in interior O-line|
|• WR corps among NFL's deepest|
So it was an even bigger disappointment when the Seahawks' 2012 season ended with a playoff loss in Atlanta in which they couldn't generate enough pressure on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and were run over by what was statistically one of the league's worst rushing attacks during the regular season.
The Seahawks again approached the offseason with an emphasis on improving their defensive line, signing Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Tony McDaniel in free agency before using two of their first four draft picks on Jordan Hill and Jesse Williams.
In the video below, Brock Huard and Danny O'Neil discuss those additions, how good they can make the Seahawks' defensive line and how pivotal improved play from that position group will be to the team's success in 2013.
You can listen to Monday's show here.
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