Clint and Ed are back for variation 2. of our dueling mock drafts. Our writers go head-to-head to forecast who the Seattle Seahawks decide in the draft.
Up until finally extremely just lately, 12s by no means predicted to scout players projcted to go early in the 2022 draft. After sending franchise QB Russell Wilson to Denver, the Seattle Seahawks now personal the number nine select in the initial round.
Two of our PNWS writers, Ed Stein and Clint Praskey, go head-to-head to predict the Seahawks’ draft.
So with that out of the way, let’s get into what picks the Seahawks now own. They at the moment have the 9th choose in the very first spherical. Picks selection 40 and 41 now belong to them, as do picks 72 and 108, 152, 153, 227.
ESPN has Mel Kiper and Todd McShay hashing out their variations of the draft. Pacific Northwest Athletics pitted two of our writers, Clint Prasky and Ed Stein, towards each individual other to get the best Seahawks mock draft. For edition 1., we applied the Professional Soccer Community Draft Simulator and went four rounds.
There are various areas where by the Seattle Seahawks will need enable. Between the most critical positions that require reinforcing are:
The O-line continued to be an problem in 2021, the exact as in 2020 and 2019. Now both equally commencing tackles, Duane Brown and Brandon Shell are absolutely free brokers.
Russell Wilson is in Denver now, and his backup the previous few seasons, Geno Smith, is a free agent.
The Seahawks didn’t particularly get their quarterback of the potential back again in this trade from Denver. What they did get was Drew Lock from the Broncos. Among all quarterbacks with the identical total of passing tries or more as Lock considering that 2019, only Sam Darnold has a lessen passer rating.
Seattle unceremoniously dumped franchise mainstay, Bobby Wagner. They may well shift 2020 initial round choose, Jordyn Brooks, to the center or depart him outdoors and promote Cody Barton to starting off MLB. Neither solution is a prolonged-term resolve.
About the very last handful of seasons, Seattle has had problem acquiring force on the quarterback. Given more than enough time in the pocket to make plays, even average passers could choose on the Seahawks’ cornerbacks. The latest cuts of Carlos Dunlap and Kerry Hyder imply the Seahawks need much more gamers on the edge.
Seattle went from Shaquill Griffin and Quinton Dunbar in 2020 to DJ Reed and a revolving doorway opposite him. Now Reed begins for the New York Jets.
Tre’ Brown played properly adequate to make Brandon Flowers expendable. That is right up until Brown endured a period-ending injuries in Activity 10. Sidney Jones took more than for him and played properly, but this staff desires a shutdown corner.
As in model 1., Ed and Clint are working with the Pro Soccer Network Draft Simulator. The mocks will once more protect Rounds 1-4. This time, the writers are allowed to make two trades. The simulator can supply deals or determine on counters and trade proposals. To maintain things trustworthy, no trades had been forced as a result of the simulator.
Also, Clint’s picks will be in blue, and Ed’s are in eco-friendly.
Up coming: Site 2 – Round 1