Seattle Seahawks: Replace Seneca Wallace with Ryan Lilja

March 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The failed seven-year Seneca Wallace experiment is over, and the Seattle Seahawks can now look for a legitimate quarterback to back up Matt Hasselbeck. But first they should beef up Hasselbeck’s protection by signing guard Ryan Lilja.
Released by Indy after six years with the Colts, Lilja is now the top guard on the market—and a guy the Hawks should jump on ASAP.
As the Colts’ starting left guard, Lilja had no penalties in 16 starts last season and was charged with giving up just one sack. Those are easily the best stats of any free-agent guard this year, including Pro Bowl guards Jahri Evans and Logan Mankins.
Evans had four penalties (one false start and three holds) and gave up two sacks. Mankins had seven penalties (four false starts and three holds) and gave up one sack.
Lilja, 6'2'' and 290 pounds, was cut by the Colts reportedly because they want to get bigger on the line. Well, the Hawks just ...

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