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Players on each squad like each other, and they take Pete Carroll's "compete" mantra very seriously.
We saw this recently. As was oft publicized, the Seahawks were penalized two OTA practices for being too aggressive, whatever that means. In response, Tarvaris Jackson had the wide receiver corps and running backs come to his Seattle home during those two days, and they ran routes and went through plays in an attempt to compensate for what they had lost.
Was this a stunt by T-Jack in order to gain standing in a QB competition that he is most likely going to lose? I personally couldn't care less. (If you want to see who I have winning this competition, by the way, check my article here.)
What this shows is that 1) Jackson, and presumably the other QBs on the roster, buy into the quarterback competition wholeheartedly, and 2) there is chemistry between the offensive players.
There is an old adage that goes something like, "the team that stays together wins Super Bowls together." (I might have made that up.) The point is that all successful offenses have chemistry. When the line "gels," so to speak, the QB is protected. When the QB and the receivers "gel," their knowledge of one another's tendencies lead to picture perfect play execution and potential play extension if things go haywire.
The great QBs all have chemistry with their receivers, and this chemistry develops over time. Want to argue otherwise? I'll see you in the comments section.
On the defensive side, things are even better. Whereas the offense has a lot of work to do to improve, the defense is already coming to prominence.
These units are like family. These predominantly young guys were in large part drafted by the Seahawks and have grown on the team together in the past few years. If you want to get psyched about our defense, check out this video and flip to 1:46 to see the defensive backs' "money maker" chant.
Overall, team player consistency contributes to player chemistry, and chemistry is vital to success. We're taking steps, that's for sure.