Seahawks position preview: Linebackers are the best group in the NFL
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By Lee Vowell

The Seahawks still have several needs for 2019. But one group that should be a strength of the team are Bobby Wagner and the linebackers.

Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner is the best player at his position in the NFL. Wagner should be in Hall of Fame one day. He does his job exceedingly well and opponents know it. But Wagner is just one of three really good linebackers on the Seattle roster. This trio helps form the best linebacker group in the league.

K.J Wright and Mychal Kendricks are the other two linebackers on the Seattle roster worthy of possibly being Pro Bowl candidates. Wright has already made one Pro Bowl. Kendricks could make one if he gets enough snaps on a Seahawks defense designed to allow the linebackers to create chaos. In limited time last season in Seattle, Kendricks was able to pressure the quarterback and make tackles.

Wright, of course, was hurt a bunch of 2018 but when he returned he was excellent. He was one of the better Seattle defensive players against the Cowboys in the Wild Card loss. That is promising coming into 2019 as Wright probably wants to prove himself all over again. Wright and Wagner already formed one of the best linebacker duos in the...



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