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Wyman: How much credit does Solari get for Seahawks’ improved run game?

Feb 1, 2019, 12:01 AM

For the Seahawks’ offense, the 2018 season was all about returning to the run. And while it was up to new offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer to call the plays that established the run for Seattle, the Seahawks weren’t going to go anywhere on the ground if offensive line coach Mike Solari’s linemen weren’t on the same page.

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In the latest edition of Dave Wyman’s Football 101, the former NFL linebacker and current Seahawks color commentator continues his grades for the Seahawks’ 2018 season, this time focusing on the offensive line and run game. Just how crucial was Solari in his first season as a member of head coach Pete Carroll’s staff to Seattle’s rushing success? Wyman points to three games that show the true value he had to the team.

For more of Wyman’s Seahawks grades, click either of the links below.

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