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Pre-Snap Reads 9/3: Jarran Reed guarantees Seahawks run defense will improve


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No two ways about it, the Seattle Seahawks’ defensive front line was an embarrassment last season. Simply put, if the team as a whole is to reach its goals, the run defense must improve. Jarran Reed, relatively vocal all off-season, adamantly stated his vision for the future. In his words, and by osmosis the words of many of his fellow linemen, the run defense will improve. Guaranteed.

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