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Offensive line shakeup comes at a bad time

Draft logo 2020After the 2019 season ended, Pete Carroll said he wanted to keep his offensive line together.

“It is important,’’ Carroll said. “I hope we can keep our guys connected. I don’t want to see a big change there.’’

Well, that plan obviously changed: The Seahawks will have three, perhaps four, new starters in 2020. Only three other teams in the NFL apparently will undergo that much change up front. It’s a tough year to do that, too — with a pandemic impacting preparation time.

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Seahawks preparing for a redshirt draft amid pandemic offseason?

NFL draftMost fans have been underwhelmed by Seattle’s offseason, which has been highlighted by the signing of an aging tight end, a bunch of middling offensive linemen and a couple of familiar second-tier pass rushers.

But there might be a method to the mediocrity of John Schneider and Pete Carroll. They seem to be trying to plan around the pandemic, realizing this is a year to have a veteran club and preparing for a draft class that might redshirt.

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