3. Do the Seattle Seahawks have the personnel to shut down the Baltimore Ravens passing attack?
The Seattle Seahawks wanted to add Leonard Williams because they might feel that their secondary is stronger than their front at this point. The secondary is getting scary as Devon Witherspoon and Riq Woolen are progressing together. Woolen is long, lanky, and has the speed to make up a lot of ground. He can press and get his hands on you.
Meanwhile, Witherspoon was a top-five pick and is playing like it as a rookie. He plays both slot and outside and has made plays in the run game, as a pass rusher, and, of course, in coverage. The Seahawks can stick Witherspoon Mark Andrews when he lines up in the slot, and he can play physically with him, but he can also run with Zay Flowers in the slot. Talk about a weapon.
Having Woolen and Witherspoon at cornerback, plus Julian Love and Quandre Diggs at safety, allows the Seahawks to be versatile with the usage of Jamal Adams and Tre Brown. Brown can play outside, and Witherspoon can play the slot, or Witherspoon can play outside, and Adams can play the slot.
Witherspoon can play the slot, and Adams can play dime, and they can still have Brown and Woolen outside. Adams would matchup with Andrews and Witherspoon on Flowers. Then Woolen would be on Odell Beckham or Rashod Bateman and Brown on the other. The Seahawks matchup really well with the Ravens' passing attack, and the Ravens have to lean on the run in this game. It's a good thing the Seahawks just added Williams, the stud run-defender.