NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church asks the question we’ve all wondered. Who in 2005 thought LeRoy Hill would still be a Seahawks linebacker in 2012? After an impressive college career with Clemson, Hill was selected 34th in the 2005 NFL Draft by Seattle. After a knee injury sidelined vet Jamie Sharper he was thrust into the starting position along with Lofa Tatupu. He’s now a team leader.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft pick of Korey Toomer a linebacker from Idaho. With the 154th overall selection. Instant reaction from CBS sports website points out Toomer didn’t score an invite to the Combine, but scouts took notice when he ran a 4.53-second 40 and posted a 42-inch vertical at Idaho’s pro day.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us Bobby Wagner the Seahawks new toy at linebacker out of Utah St. is an eye-popper. He measured in at 6’0″, 235 pounds and then displayed incredible athleticism throughout the workout. The linebacker registered a 4.45 40-yard dash, a 39.5″ vertical leap and 11’0″ broad jump. Good pick Pete Carroll and John Schneider.