It appears that K.J. Wright’s job is safe for now. He held off 2020 first-round pick Jordyn Brooks in a training camp position battle to start at WILL linebacker.
But Brooks’ time will come. Maybe his role will be sparing as a rookie, but the Texas Tech product was drafted by the Seahawks to be the team’s WILL linebacker of the future. And as far as Bobby Wagner is concerned, Brooks’ NFL career is off to a fantastic start.
“I think from the moment he walked in, I think he’s grown every day,” Wagner said on Wednesday. “I’ve been really impressed. He’s been flying around, especially in some of the mock games that we had. He was flying around and making plays. I feel like whenever his number his called that he’ll be ready.”
There’s potential for the dynamic in the linebacker room to be a bit awkward. Wright has