Welcome to Seattle Ryan Seymour….Guard Vanderbilt

Seymour can play every position on the offensive line

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s seventh round pick, Ryan Seymour. Brett says most experts feel Seymour’s versatility could be a key for his hopes of making a crowded roster with Paul McQuistan, James Carpenter, John Moffitt and J.R. Sweezy all returning at the position. The Seahawks selected Seymour with the pick they received when they sent Barrett Ruud to the New Orleans Saints last year.

Welcome to Seattle Spencer Ware… Running back LSU

He's more than likely being drafted to compete with Michael Robinson.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s sixth round pick, Spencer Ware. Brett says most experts feel Ware is another running back the Seahawks have brought in who has a colorful history that includes suspensions. This one is drug related, not punching related, not gun related (Marshawn Lynch). Worst case scenario is that Spencer doesn’t make the team and Michael Robinson has a new fire lit under him.

Welcome to Seattle Luke Willson….Tight end Rice

luke wilson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s fifth round pick, Luke Willson. Brett says most experts feel he offers upside but must commit to football and find a team willing to develops his skills. He had a heckuva pro day. 4.49-40, 38″ vertical, 23 bench, 4.24 short shuttle and 7.03 L drill. He’s an accomplished baseball player who spent time in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He grew up in Canada, and plays hockey too.

Welcome to Seattle Tharold Simon…Cornerback LSU

Tharold Simon could become an impact player at Seattle (Getty Images)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s fifth round pick, Tharold Simon. Brett says Simon could be the annual Seahawks diamond in the rough, and he loves this pick! Tharold might be the player who replaces Brandon Browner one day. He got in trouble with the law this week but by all accounts it will work itself out and not amount to anything major.

Welcome to Seattle Christine Michael….RB Texas A&M

Texas A&M v Arkansas

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s second round pick, Christine Michael. The Seattle Seahawks chose to trade their second round pick to the Baltimore Ravens, who selected ILB/OLB Arthur Brown. In exchange, the Seahawks received the Ravens’ second round pick (62nd overall), as well as a fifth rounder (165 overall) and a sixth rounder (199 overall).

Five Seattle Seahawks 2013 Draft weekend sleepers

Kenjon Barner has the tools to succeed. (Photo: kval.com)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you 5 surprising picks the Seahawks may make in the 2013 NFL Draft. While there are some names that keep coming up as good fits for the Hawks, Carroll and Schneider are notorious for going against the grain and still finding success. A few players that may fit the bill for the Seahawks this year are Kenjon Barner of Oregon, Kyle Long of Oregon, Tyrann Mathieu of LSU, Dallas Thomas of Tennessee, and Ryan Swope of Texas A&M.

A glimpse to the future of the Seattle Seahawks: 2013 NFL Draft

Seahawks 2012 NFL Draft

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth gives you his top 5 wish list for the upcoming NFL Draft picks for the Seattle Seahawks. Jordin goes defense mainly, with big picks out of the one, two, and four picks, and has quite a little surprise at the number three pick. But you will have to read the article to find out just exactly what that surprise is. Spoiler alert, he’s a beast from the East Side.

Seahawks video profiles and Draft day evaluation videos

Pete Carroll, John Schneider

NWSB Managing editor “Q” weighs in with another 2012 NFL draft article on the Seattle Seahawks. Below are some really cool video’s he found of all the picks in the draft class that video existed for. Sorry J.R. Sweezy and Greg Scruggs, you’d better contact YouTube.

Draft Insight: Things we’ve learned about Pete Carroll and John Schneider

John Schneider Draft Room

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us today about what is actually going on under the hood of the Seahawks draft machine. How the brains work on Pete Carroll, and John Schneider. We know they like speed over size. 2. They trust what they see. They aren’t sold on a quarterback for the 2012 season. Listen Up Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson, Russell Wilson and Josh Portis.

Pete Carroll – John Schneider and the Seattle Seahawks win their draft

Russell Wilson

NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve reports on the 2012 NFL draft selections by Seattle’s front office brass Pete Carroll and John Schneider. They drafted knowing that in order to beat the teams on their 2012 NFL schedule, they were going to have beef up their defense. The only way to do that is to play defense at a championship level, and Carroll and Schneider understand that better then anyone.

At first glance – 2012 Seattle Seahawks draft class in the spotlight

Bruce Irvin, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings you a first glance at the newest Seattle Seahawks. With the 2012 NFL Draft wrapped up, it’s time to look back and check out the new guys. The Seahawks chose DE/OLB Bruce Irvin out of West Virginia with their first round pick, #15 overall. They proceeded to stack their defense as well as grabbing 2 stud offensive players in RB Robert Turbin and QB Russell Wilson.

A deep draft class for the 2012 Seattle Seahawks – The Breakdown

Bruce Irvin

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us the 2012 NFL Draft was largely a success for those of us in the great northwest. For most people outside of the NW though this draft will be the laughing stock of the NFL. One reason. The REACH of a pick by Pete Carroll and John Schneider in the first round of West Virginia defensive end Bruce Irvin.