NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Florida defensive lineman Jaye Howard. With the 114th overall selection. Per ESPN, Howard’s a disruptive one-gap defender who doesn’t anchor very well, but excels at making plays in the backfield. Pete Carroll puts a premium on press-rush pressure without a lot of blitzes, he’ll fit in fine.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Utah State running back Robert Turbin. With the 106th overall selection. Instant reaction from Bucky Brooks says Turbin is a big, physical running back capable of spelling Marshawn Lynch in short-yardage situations. He will compete for playing time as a four-minute running back.
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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Wisconsin Badgers Quarterback Russell Wilson. With the 75th overall selection. Instant reaction from Michael Lombardi from the NFL network was do the Seahawks have a place for him on the roster? With Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson I guess we’ll find out in training camp or a trade?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another one of their biggest needs when they drafted Bobby Wagner a linebacker from Utah State. With the 47th overall selection. Instant reaction from Mike Mayock on the NFL Network says this guy is a special teams STUD and can play two linebacker positions. In Pete Carroll and John Schneider the 12th man trusts.
NWSB Insider Matt Church brings us his take on possible targets for the Seattle Seahawks on Day 2 of the 2012 NFL Draft. The Seahawks got Bruce Irvin last night. They hold picks 43 (2nd round) and 75 (3rd round) today and could be looking at linebackers and offensive players according to Matt. Could the Seahawks target a Zach Brown or Mychal Kendricks or will they look offense?
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 first round draft choice. With the15th pick in the first round, the Seahawks selected Bruce Irvin – DE/OLB – West Virginia. This pick fits the prototypical wants from Pete Carroll and John Schneider, with speed and power. He draws comparisons to Vonn Miller and Jevon Kearse.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled one of their biggest needs when they drafted Bruce Irvin defensive end West Virginia with the 15th overall selection. Mel Kiper said what? Jon Gruden said who? Seattle said have you heard of him? We’re all shocked. But in Pete Carroll and John Schneider the 12th man trusts.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us an interesting take on the Seattle Seahawks holding the 12th overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Do they trade the 12th pick for extra spots in the draft? Or do they choose the player they are in love with? Leave it to Pete Carroll and John Schneider to make the best of the situation…no matter what. Melvin Ingram, Quinton Coples, Ryan Tannehill? We’ll know Thursday.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church says say NO to drafting a quarterback in the first round Pete Carroll. Even though Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill the Most Valuable Player at the Car Care Bowl has looked good his draft status is inflated due to Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. The Seahawks have other needs, more pass rush and linebacker help is required asap.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back today Less than 1 week until the 2012 NFL Draft. We all know you can’t evaluate a draft until at least three years after said draft. So in saying that let’s recap the 2009 Seahawks draft class today. Aaron Curry, Max Unger, Deon Butler, Cameron Morrah are the only names that even need to be talked about. Thanks Tim Ruskell.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us his explanation of South Carolina Gamecocks linebacker or defensive end, and provides some reasons to love him and hate him as a Seattle Seahawks 2012 NFL draft pick. Though Melvin Ingram may not posses the measurables of some other players in the draft he is Brett’s number 1 rated draft prospect for the Seahawks.