They (the Seahawks) wanted a slot receiver who understood zone coverage and how to feel underneath defenders and make himself available to the quarterback. They needed someone who was more quick than fast, but at the same time, crafty and explosive with the ball in his hands. Against man coverage, their preferred receiver needed to be proficient at the line of scrimmage and have a wide catch radius.
Jaxon Smith-Njigba is the perfect fit for Seattle’s offense.
The article mentions that the Seahawks ran a below-average amount of 11 personnel (53% of their plays), yet it was the team's most popular player grouping. The drafting of JSN should give a clue as to how they will prefer to run their offense this coming season, and all three receivers should have their moments, barring injuries.
If Metcalf and Lockett cut their prerequisite 100+ target seasons, it's difficult to see how Smith-Njigba has a ceiling outcome 2023 season. All three options are top-50 WRs in our current rankings, with Metcalf leading the way as the WR15.