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Meet The Team: Seahawks release first official roster of 2021 regular season

Aug 31, 2021, 4:06 PM
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, WR Tyler Lockett...
Russell Wilson and Tyler Lockett are two of many big-name players on the 2021 Seahawks. (Getty)
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The Seahawks have released their first official roster of the 2021 regular season, cutting the amount of players down from 80 to 52 (more on that later) after their final preseason game on Saturday.

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Here’s a look at what players are on the roster by position, and how many players from each position group made the cut.

Quarterback (3)

Russell Wilson, Geno Smith, Sean Mannion

Running Back (5)

Chris Carson, Rashaad Penny, Alex Collins, DeeJay Dallas, Travis Homer

Fullback (1)

Nick Bellore

Wide Receiver (4)

DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett, Dee Eskridge, Freddie Swain

Tight Ends (3)

Gerald Everett, Will Dissly, Colby Parkinson

Offensive Line (11)

Duane Brown, Damien Lewis, Gabe Jackson, Brandon Shell, Kyle Fuller, Ethan Pocic, Stone Forsythe, Cedric Ogbuehi, Jamarco Jones, Phil Haynes, Jake Curhan

Defensive Line (10)

Carlos Dunlap, Kerry Hyder Jr., Benson Mayowa, Poona Ford, Al Woods, Bryan Mone, Darrell Taylor, Alton Robinson, L.J. Collier, Rasheem Green

Linebackers (3)

Bobby Wagner, Jordyn Brooks, Cody Barton

Defensive Backs (9)

Jamal Adams, Quandre Diggs, D.J. Reed, Ahkello Witherspoon, Marquise Blair, Ugo Amadi, Tre Flowers, Ryan Neal, Tre Brown

Specialists (3)

Jason Myers, Michael Dickson, Tyler Ott

Notes:

• The Seahawks have yet to announce the trade for cornerback Sidney Jones, so that’s why there’s only 52 players on the roster instead of 53.

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• This roster may look very different come Week 1 as players could be placed on different injury lists, opening up spots on the roster. Additionally, the Seahawks could claim players who are going on waivers after being released by their team on Tuesday.

• Two positions to watch for additions are wide receiver and tight end. Typically, the Seahawks will carry five receivers and last year they had four tight ends on the roster for most of the season. Former Seattle tight end Jacob Hollister was cut by the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday and former Hawks receiver Phillip Dorsett was cut by the Jacksonville Jaguars, so those are two players to potentially keep an eye on.

• Though there’s just three linebackers listed, there’s really six as Bellore has been playing linebacker and Taylor and Robinson are the team’s go-to players at strongside linebacker despite being listed as defensive ends.

• The Seahawks typically don’t carry three quarterbacks, but that’s the case this year as Mannion has made the roster behind Smith as Wilson’s backup.

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