The Seahawks hit a snag in their QB competition

Drew Lock #2 of the Seattle Seahawks throws a pass for a two-digit conversion in the fourth quarter during a Presidents game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium on August 13, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Although he had the opportunity to acquire more talent in this position, the starting quarterbacks competed for this. Seattle Seahawks There is a two-man race.

is at one end Geno Smith who had a chance to start for Seattle last season when Russell Wilson Was sidelined by a dislocated finger.

Meanwhile, he has to push to the limit Drew Lock, which was traded to Seattle by the Denver Broncos to acquire Wilson.

jacob ezon He has a third play-collar on the depth chart but he remains a non-factor.

However, Smith could seal the opening role for good as his opponent would be knocked out.

“#Seahawks QB Drew Locke has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Thursday’s game vs the Chicago Bears,” tweeted Pro Football Focus writer Ari Mirov.

If so, Smith should give an impressive performance settling the depth chart for good.

The call was too close between the two during the Seahawks’ first preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Smith completed 10 of 15 attempts for 101 yards.

Meanwhile, Locke had 11 completions for 102 yards and two touchdowns.

Smith will have a chance to level the score against Chicago.

Last year’s numbers also close

Last season, Smith played four games for Seattle, starting three.

He completed 65 for 702 yards and five touchdowns.

Meanwhile, Locke scored 67 completions for 787 yards and two for the Broncos.

Therefore, their Week 1 starter’s decision cannot be finalized by head coach Pete Carroll after the final preseason game.

Given that it is very close to the call, he would like to give equal opportunities to both Smith and Locke to prove their worth.

From there Carol will make her phone call.

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