All-Pro Offensive Linemen the Seahawks Need to Go After in Free Agency

Jason Schandl
Three All-Pro offensive linemen the Seahawks should sign, including Joe Thuney.
Three All-Pro offensive linemen the Seahawks should sign, including Joe Thuney. / Wesley Hitt/Getty Images
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After finishing 11-5 in the regular season, but falling to the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Round, the Seattle Seahawks find themselves with an incredibly important offseason ahead of them.

This team is loaded with some incredibly talented players, like Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner, but they also have plenty of needs if they want to make another Super Bowl run.

One of the biggest needs is shoring up their offensive line, and fortunately this year's free agent class has plenty of options on that front. Here are three former All-Pro offensive linemen the Seahawks need to go after in free agency.

3. Daryl Williams

Daryl Williams during a 2019 game against the Titans.
Daryl Williams during a 2019 game against the Titans. / Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images

The Seahawks could use help at just about every spot on the line, with left tackle likely being the only position set in stone heading into 2020. That means versatile players like Daryl Williams, who has played both guard and right tackle in the pros, become especially intriguing. Williams missed all but one game due to injury in 2018 after being named a second-team All-Pro in 2017. He returned in 2019 and seemed fully healthy, playing all 16 games, and starting 12 of them.

2. Ryan Kalil

Ryan Kalil before a snap against the Cowboys.
Ryan Kalil before a snap against the Cowboys. / Steven Ryan/Getty Images

Ryan Kalil's best years may be behind him, but the two-time first-team All-Pro (2013, 2015) still has plenty to offer at the center position. He graded out as a middling run blocker in 2019, but Pro Football Focus (PFF) gave him a solid 68.2 grade in pass protection. That's the kind of player the Seahawks could use after allowing the NFL's fifth-highest sack rate last season.

1. Joe Thuney

Joe Thuney on the sideline during a 2019 game against the Texans.
Joe Thuney on the sideline during a 2019 game against the Texans. / Tim Warner/Getty Images

Likely the most coveted offensive lineman in this year's free agent class, Joe Thuney is coming off a 2019 season that saw him named a second-team All-Pro. PFF had him grade as the fifth-best guard in the NFL, and he would immediately step in as the most valuable piece of the Seattle line, giving them a boost in both the run and pass game.


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