Because the Antonio Brown rumors warmth up, a few of the Seattle Seahawks gamers are responding to the concept of getting the previous Professional Bowl receiver as a teammate. Shaquill Griffin took to Twitter to voice his approval of the Seahawks including Brown emphasizing that he loves the concept of squaring off with the star receiver frequently in observe.
“Would Love To Work With @AB84! Ijs 🤷🏾♂️,” Griffin tweeted.
The Professional Bowl cornerback used “IJS” on the finish of the put up which is a typical abbreviation for “I’m simply saying.” Griffin’s feedback got here after Brown posted a video of himself understanding at Russell Wilson’s home in San Diego. Griffin and the Seahawks secondary have already got powerful weekly matchups towards DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett. If the Seahawks add Brown, we will anticipate very aggressive one-on-one drills on the Seahawks facility this fall.
Wilson Is in Favor of Signing Brown
Griffin will not be the one Seahawks participant who’s in favor of the workforce taking an opportunity on Brown. Wilson went on the report final season admitting he pushed the Seahawks so as to add Brown, and a number of experiences point out that the Seattle quarterback remains to be prodding the franchise to signal the receiver.
“For the Seahawks, we try to win a Tremendous Bowl,” Wilson mentioned on ESPN’s Monday Evening Countdown in November 2019. “Looking for each method to win, I believe each of these guys [Antonio Brown and Josh Gordon], I’ve been round each of these guys. Each are great skills, a few of the greatest receiver, talent-wise, to ever play the sport form of expertise. So, any time you get a possibility to play with a man like that you simply undoubtedly need to. I believe with Josh, when the Patriots launched him we have been actually excited concerning the alternative to doubtlessly convey him in. He’s been becoming in nice. He’s taken on the problem. He’s learning like loopy and the great factor is we get so as to add him to a variety of nice different receivers, so it’s going to be an incredible factor for us.”
It feels like Wilson’s opinion has not modified this offseason. If something, internet hosting Brown for a exercise reveals precisely the place the Seahawks quarterback stands on the receiver going into subsequent season.
“Russell Wilson, as you may inform, would love for him [Brown] to be on the opposite finish of his passes,” NFL Community’s Mike Garafolo instructed KJR 950 Seattle. “I believe the Seahawks know that, and I’d not rule out the Seahawks’ curiosity. And I’d throw one other workforce in there, Houston with Deshaun Watson. And there are different groups that may be occupied with Antonio Brown, however my understanding is he’s acquired a choose few that he would go to. He desires to go to ones with a superb, thrilling quarterback and a workforce that may win and the Seahawks match each of these proper there.”
The Seahawks Want Elevated Manufacturing From the Secondary
Griffin was one of many lone shiny spots within the Seahawks’ secondary final season. Earlier this offseason, Seattle made what was extensively praised as an astute commerce with Washington for Quinton Dunbar. The latest Seahawks nook is a part of an ongoing authorized investigation and his standing for the upcoming season stays unsure.
No matter Dunbar’s standing, the Seahawks want extra manufacturing from the secondary this season. The Seahawks admitted there’s a want for the line of defense to get to the quarterback extra in 2020 however that is additionally tied to the secondary’s protection. We are going to see if Griffin will get his want of squaring off towards Brown in a Seahawks jersey.
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