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Welcome to variation 3. of our dueling mock drafts. Our writers, Ed and Clint, go head-to-head to forecast who the Seattle Seahawks will choose in the draft.
Seattle Seahawks Normal Manager John Schnieder and Head Coach Pete Carroll will be chaotic at the draft trying to rebuild the franchise. The staff currently owns the 9th overall pick in the 1st round. They got it alongside with quantity 40 from Denver in the Russell Wilson trade. Insert those selections to their other picks 41, 72, 108, 152, 153, and 227, and 8 new gamers are headed to the Emerald Metropolis.
ESPN has Mel Kiper and Todd McShay hashing out their variations of the draft. Pacific Northwest Sporting activities pitted two of our writers, Clint Prasky and Ed Stein, in opposition to each other to get the greatest Seahawks mock draft.
There are a number of areas wherever the Seattle Seahawks have to have assist. Between the most important positions that have to have reinforcing are:
The O-line struggled once more in 2021. Also, each of last season’s beginning tackles, Duane Brown and Brandon Shell, are free agents.
Russell Wilson is in Denver now, and his backup the past number of seasons, Geno Smith, is a cost-free agent. That leaves Drew Lock and Jacob Eason fighting to be the quantity a person quarterback in camp. A scenario most 12s come across unacceptable.
Seattle unceremoniously dumped center linebacker and franchise mainstay Bobby Wagner. They could possibly move 2020 first round pick Jordyn Brooks inside of and find another outside linebacker, or go away him outdoors and encourage Cody Barton to setting up MLB. Neither selection is a long-time period resolve.
Aside from a handful of microbursts, the Seahawks struggle to stress the quarterback. Even average passers can make performs when they have more time in the pocket to decide on Seattle’s corners.
Speaking of cornerbacks, Seattle went from Shaquill Griffin and Quinton Dunbar in 2020 to DJ Reed and a revolving doorway opposite him very last 12 months. Now Reed starts for the New York Jets.
Final year’s fourth round decide Tre’ Brown performed effectively right until a knee harm knocked him out of action for the time in Sport 10. Sidney Jones took in excess of for Brown and did a great career, but this staff demands a shutdown corner.
As in former Dueling Mock Drafts, Ed and Clint are utilizing the Professional Football Network Draft Simulator. Today’s mocks include all seven rounds there are no trades. Also, Clint’s picks will be in blue, and Ed’s are in environmentally friendly.