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Pre-Snap Reads 3/22: Get to know Dre’Mont Jones


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Our Seattle Seahawks are reshaping their defensive line. Out are Al Woods, Quinton Jefferson, Shelby Harris, and maybe Poona Ford. In are Jarran Reed and Dre’Mont Jones, but they’ll need more defensive linemen than that. Who will they bring in? Will they draft DT early and often? Will they sign anyone else in free agency? We’ll find out soon. Enjoy the links!

Seahawks News

5 potential surprise picks for Seahawks with 5th overall pick - Seaside Joe
There are the prospects we talk about to death and the ones we ignore, but Pete Carroll is the type to do something shocking: 3/21/2023

Tyler Lockett reacts to Seahawks releasing Al Woods - Seahawks Wire
Al Woods made an impact on the field and in the locker room.

Cap space issues are starting to hamper the Seahawks « Seahawks Draft Blog
The Seahawks have gained a lot of praise for the Geno Smith contract structure and rightly so. The cap hit this year of $10.1m has created room to add other players, including Dre’Mont Jones. They can get out of the deal relatively pain-free, meaning they can draft a quarterback of the future with the #5 pick if they want to.

What does Al Woods release tell us about Seahawks' defense? - Seattle Sports
The Seahawks surprisingly released veteran nose tackle Al Woods on Monday. Bump and Stacy react to the move and explain what it means.

Jalen Carter’s red flags make Seahawks trade down in draft more likely - Seattle Sports
The ambiguity surrounding standout Georgia DL Jalen Carter has potentially thrown a wrench into the Seahawks' plans at No. 5 overall.

5 Things To Know About New Seahawks DE Dre’Mont Jones -
Learn more about recent Seahawks free agent acquisition, Dre’Mont Jones.

Seattle Seahawks Draft: 5 DT Prospects Who Could Replace Al Woods - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Following the decision to cut Al Woods, the Seattle Seahawks don't currently have a healthy nose tackle on the roster. Which prospects from this year's draft class could help fill the massive void in the trenches?

NFC West News

49ers news: Which 49ers free agent signing was the best? - Niners Nation
Going in order of each signing

49ers news: Dr. Jeff Dugas explains the details about Brock Purdy’s surgery and rehab process - Niners Nation
Dr. Dugas is an orthopedic surgeon who performed the same UCL repair surgery on former Niners QB Nick Mullens

Should The 49ers Trade Up in The Draft? - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Analzying whether the San Francisco 49ers would be wise to trade up in the upcoming NFL Draft.

Arizona Cardinals Sign L.J. Collier, Re-Sign Two Others - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
The Arizona Cardinals announced they have signed L.J. Collier to their squad. Antonio Hamilton and Jonathan Ledbetter are also brought back.

Early Arizona Cardinals free agency reactions - Revenge of the Birds
Happy Tuesday one and all.

Jess and I will have a new episode later this week, but first we talked about the Arizona Cardinals small moves in free agency.

From there, we discussed what is left to...

Rams should look to Tee Higgins as part of rebuild, either now or 2024 - Turf Show Times
With over $60M in cap space in 2024, could Rams look to add Tee Higgins next offseason?

Los Angeles Rams Free Agency: Sign Yannick Ngakoue as Leonard Floyd Replacement? - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
The Los Angeles Rams have had a quiet start to free agency due to cap issues but were named one of the best fits for pass rusher Yannick Ngakoue.

Around The NFL

Darius Slayton: It would've been crazy to leave the Giants just as we get the thing built - ProFootballTalk
Giants wide receiver Darius Slayton re-signed with the Giants early in free agency, and he said there was no doubt in his mind that he wanted to be back.

NFL free agency 2023: Experts debate the most improved teams -
A dozen NFL experts weighed in on which teams have dominated the offseason so far, including the Dolphins after a savvy trade for a star cornerback.

Move the Sticks: Daniel Jeremiah's Mock Draft 3.0; Jeremy Chinn -
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks are back with a new episode of Move the Sticks.

NFL free agency’s best fits: Chiefs, 49ers and Seahawks make smart moves on defense - The Athletic
The first week of NFL free agency tends to be full of overpays, but not this year.

NFL Power Rankings: Jets, Dolphins climb after free agency frenzy; Vikings, Packers slip -
Who's up and who's down after the initial wave of free agency? In the wake of major wheeling and dealing at the start of the new league year, Dan Hanzus assesses the NFL hierarchy, 1-32.

Forget NFL Draft norms, RB Bijan Robinson is a game-changer and worthy first-round pick - The Athletic
Fans don't like first-round picks being used on running backs. But Nick Baumgardner says Robinson is special, and perfect for the Lions.

Prisco's 2023 NFL Mock Draft 1.0: QBs fly off board as four go in top 5; Bears add defense after trading down -
Pete Prisco believes any of the top four QBs has a chance to be the No. 1 pick