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.
Most fans in Oregon will tell you he’s proven all he can in College football, and its time to cast his lot for the NFL. LaMichael James has two games left to further proove himself at the College level. James came back to the Oregon Ducks last season mainly to put on weight to show he can endure the rigors of the NFL. Fact: He is one of the best running-backs in the country.