Seattle Seahawks Will Look Even More Different Next Year

September 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the Seattle Seahawks prepare to kick off the Pete Carroll era, key injuries and some mind-boggling moves have killed much of the optimism and it is difficult to know what to expect.
The offensive line is the biggest concern, with line coach Alex Gibbs abandoning the team on the eve of the season and No. 1 left tackle Russell Okung still out with a high ankle sprain.
Not what anyone expected back in April, when Gibbs was gushing about Okung after the team had drafted him sixth overall.
Whether it’s Tyler Polumbus or Chester Pitts, the guy who starts at left tackle against the San Francisco 49ers will be a guy who has never started there for the Seahawks. And he’ll be playing next to Mike Gibson, who is making his first NFL start.
This is the same scenario the Seahawks lived through for all of the 2009 season, when they went through four left tackles and three left guards.
On top of that problem, Carroll and general manager John Schneider have made...

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