5 UDFAs Who Will Make the Seattle Seahawks’ 53-Man Roster

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Even after winning the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks still have some holes to fill before they repeat. After not having a lot of draft picks, the Seahawks did a nice job signing quality UDFAs. Here are five UDFAs who will make the final 53-man roster.

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5. Garry Gilliam

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5. Garry Gilliam

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Penn State is one of the best schools at producing quality NFL offensive linemen. Although he wasn't drafted, Garry Gilliam has a ton of potential, and he is a versatile player who could play guard or tackle. John Urschel played next to Gilliam and he was drafted, but Gilliam did a good job making up for Urschel's deficiencies. The Seahawks could use a versatile lineman like Gilliam.

4. Chase Dixon

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4. Chase Dixon

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Starting tight end Zach Miller is set to make .8 million next season and he could very well be on the chopping block before the season starts. Luke Willson is a nice player for Seattle, but he is definitely not starter-material. Central Arkansas' Chase Dixon is undersized and unpolished, but Dixon has a versatile skill set the Seahawks could use really well.

3. Dion Bailey

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3. Dion Bailey

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Dion Bailey was a fourth-rounder in my opinion, but clearly teams didn't think so. Bailey has great vision and excellent ball skills to go with it. The Seahawks have their starters in Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor, but there isn't a lot of depth behind them. Bailey has a great chance to make this team and, if he does, he will have a great chance on special teams to make a big impact.

2. Keith Price

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2. Keith Price

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This year's quarterback class was extremely deep, and that could've been the reason whey Washington's Keith Price fell to becoming undrafted. Price shows the ability to be a dual-threat quarterback and the ability to be a consistent player in the pocket. Russell Wilson needs a backup, and Price fits extremely well in the offense.

1. Jackson Jeffcoat

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1. Jackson Jeffcoat

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Perhaps the best UDFA available at the end of the draft, it is truly a shame that Jackson Jeffcoat went undrafted. Viewed by many as a second or third-round draft pick, Jeffcoat is a lengthy edge rusher who is coming from great bloodlines. His dad, Jim, won two Super Bowls for the Dallas Cowboys and played 12 years in the NFL. Jeffcoat will have a chance right away to be a good rotational player in Seattle's defense.


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