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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.