Drew Lock, Geno Smith ‘been really impressive’

Drew Lock, Geno Smith ‘been really impressive’

The Seattle Seahawks appear to be surviving post-Russell Wilson.

Seattle’s head coach Pete Carroll advised reporters his two new quarterbacks, Drew Lock and Geno Smith, have “been actually spectacular” after the crew’s minicamp wrapped up earlier this month. 

Carroll added the 2 QBs “shared a ton of reps” in the course of the three-day obligatory session.

Pete CarrollPhoto by Steph Chambers/Getty Photos

“They give the impression of being in management,” Carroll advised reporters. “They’ve achieved a terrific job thus far.”

Drew Lock, who performed with the Broncos earlier than he was traded to Seattle for Russell Wilson this March, was inconsistent throughout his three years in Denver.

Throughout the previous two seasons of Lock’s profession, his document was 4-12. 

Drew Lock with the BroncosPhoto by Dustin Bradford/Getty Photos

Geno Smith, alternatively, has been Wilson’s backup for the final three seasons. The previous Jets quarterback began to start with of his profession earlier than accidents made him lose his spot.

Smith bounced between two totally different groups – the Giants and Chargers –  on one yr offers earlier than ending up in Seattle.

Carroll, who helped morph the Seahawks into perennial playoff contenders in the course of the 2010s, mentioned he’s assured in each Lock and Smith – at the least for this season. 

Geno SmithPhoto by Abbie Parr/Getty Photos

The top coach will look to preseason video games to see which quarterback wins out the beginning job.

“The video games are going to be necessary, and every little thing will probably be necessary,” Carroll mentioned. “It’s going to be an actual battle. It’s going to be actually an thrilling time for our crew, for these guys specifically, and for our individuals watching. I’m pumped about it. I actually am.”

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