The Seattle Seahawks played their last preseason game a week ago, beating the Oakland Raiders 22-6. Usually the last preseason game isn’t important for the starters – for example, QB Russell Wilson only played one series against the Raiders. But he only needed one to complete three of three, passing 68 yards for a three minute opening drive that ended in the Hawks first touchdown.
But the last preseason game was important for guys on the bubble fighting for a job. Cuts have now been made and the Hawks have finalized their 53 man roster. And while the backups don’t have the glory of the starters or know if and when they will play, here are three rookies to watch for during the season who could make an impact.
Christine Michael (Position: Running Back)
At 5’10”, 221 lbs, this second-round pick from Texas A&M was exciting to watch during the preseason. His breakout performance was against the Green Bay Packers, where he had 11 carries for 97 yards, which include...