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I'm Seattle GM and here's my attempt to fix this team


The first thing I would accept in evaluating this team is the pure lack of talent. It's not necessarily a cut here and a move there.  A staff change yesterday. I'm about to make a statement that will make this post unreadable to some, but my first issue is not to fire Jim Mora. My first thing I would do is cut every big contract of players that are not contributors on a weekly basis of above average play. Some players are tradeable  for draft picks and so each player will be evaluated for that. And every scenario for more draft picks will be where my focus is.

Next, you don't draft for systems, you draft talent  across the board. You need only look at the Cardinals and their playmakers where all brought in under Dennis Green. Ken reworked the line, but the major game breakers are all pre wisenhunt guys who are now peaking to their ability

The next thing, trade out of the 8th pick in the draft for even more picks  The truth is, cutting all the big contracts will put you through salary cap hell for the next year or two, but free agents are the way I would glue the young talent together after I'm sure I have a competitive (key word) team in place. 

The Issue of Jim Mora will be my last decision. and would probably waits a year. For a couple of reasons. I'm likely a first time GM and unless I have a strong relationship with someone of value, Ala Thomas Dimitrov and Mike Smith I'll use the year to watch Mora work with the younger talent infused team while perhaps getting a list of good candidates that aren't big names, but are innovators in the league like Ken Wisenhunt was or even a Steve Spagnulo. If it turns out a talent infusion allows Mora to be a better success then that's a win, win.

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