Seahawks plan to throw to RBs more

The Seahawks might or might not throw the ball more in 2019 after dropping back on the lowest percentage of their offensive snaps (50.5%, per ESPN charting) of any team in the NFL last season. But they will throw the ball more to Chris Carson and their other running backs, including 2018 first-round pick Rashaad Penny.

If that wasn't clear from watching the offseason program and the first three weeks of training camp, comments from the coaching staff have left no doubt.

"That's something that we went to right after the season ended and said, 'Hey, look, Chris can help us win games a lot of ways and one of [the] ways that he wasn't last year was in the passing game,'" Schottenheimer said, recalling the April meeting between Carson and Morton. "He and Chad, the minute Chris came back, had something to talk about. Chris was really excited about it."

Fantasy Impact: 

It seems to be one of the worst-kept secrets heading into the season. There appears to be a Chris Carson update every week as we go through camp. Most recently, the team said they want to get Carson 50 targets this season. The departure of Mike Davis at RB and Doug Baldwin at WR should mean an increase for both Carson and Penny in the passing game. John Paulsen has a lot more on Carson in his draft strategy article.

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