The Seahawks once again have a below-average defense, despite having plenty of talent at all three levels. If we go by scoring defense, they’re currently giving up 24.2 points per game, which ranks 25th in the league. Going by defensive DVOA they rank 24th.
Their pass rush is inconsistent, they can’t cover any wide receivers who are worth a spit and they’re also one of the worst tackling teams in the league, with only three teams missing more tackle attempts this season going into Week 14. So, what’s going on?
One guy who would know is former Seattle linebacker K.J. Wright. In his show on ESPN earlier this week Wright went in-depth on the team’s communication issues on defense. Among the problems, he says pre-snap communication is almost non-existent. Watch.
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