Least Likely? Terron Armstead
The superstar left tackle from New Orleans avoided being hit with the franchise tag, thus clearing the way for a major payday on the open market. The asking price will surely hover around the 20 million dollars per year mark. It goes against every fiber of DNA inside Chris Ballard’s body to give out that much money to a free agent. It’s not likely that the team shells out the necessary cash, but it’s fun to imagine right?
Maybe? Trent Brown
Trent Brown has more upside on the right side of the line but he would be an absolute force lined up alongside Quenton Nelson. Brown already has a monster contract under his belt, so there’s a chance his cost could be within the Indianapolis Colts range. Fit-wise, there are better options out there but talent-wise, he’s towards the top. It’s just a matter of how much you trust him to protect the blindside of whoever is under center in 2022.
Most Likely? Duane Brown
Duane Brown has been a great piece to the Seahawks offensive line since arriving in Seattle. He is 36 years old, so the contract will most definitely be a short-term commitment. Brown provides the best option as a stopgap, allowing the team to draft a developmental tackle in the later rounds to groom behind the stalwart at left tackle. I like this option a lot, but the only thing to watch for is a bidding war. That could cause the Colts to back out. But if the price is right? Come on down to Indianapolis!