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Seattle Seahawks use NFL draft to bolster a competitive roster

Seattle Seahawks use NFL draft to bolster a competitive roster

seattletimes.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
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  • Seahawks agree to terms with nine undrafted free agents

    Seahawks agree to terms with nine undrafted free agents

    seattletimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    Here’s the list of undrafted free agents the Seahawks agreed to terms with after the draft on Saturday. General manager John Schneider said this was the hardest year for the Seahawks to add undrafted free agents because of the team’s depth at so many
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  • Seahawks draft notebook: Spencer Ware could be in fullback role

    Seahawks draft notebook: Spencer Ware could be in fullback role

    seattletimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Seahawks surprised many by drafting Texas A&M running back Christine Michael in Friday's second round. They surprised again by drafting...
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  • NFC West draft analysis

    NFC West draft analysis

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    The NFC West has been gaining on the two-time defending division champion San Francisco 49ers. The Seattle Seahawks nearly caught the 49ers in the division race last season before adding Percy Harvin. The St. Louis Rams more than tripled their victory t…
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  • Seahawks draft big LSU cornerback Tharold Simon, who was arrest…

    Seahawks draft big LSU cornerback Tharold Simon, who was arrested on Thursday

    LSU cornerback Tharold Simon is in the same mold as current starting Seattle cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner, both of whom are big for the position. Simon is 6 feet 2, 202 pounds and plays a similar style. “I know they like tall, physica
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  • Seahawks take Rice tight end Luke Willson in the fifth round

    Seahawks take Rice tight end Luke Willson in the fifth round

    seattletimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    If you look at Rice tight end Luke Willson’s stats from his final season, you won’t be impressed: nine catches for 126 yards and two touchdowns. But if you just look at Willson — he’s 6 feet 5, 252 pounds and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.51 seconds â
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  • Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper brings physical style t…

    Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper brings physical style to Seahawks

    seattletimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    Chris Harper can trace the origins of his football career to the basketball court. Harper, a physical wide receiver who the Seahawks selected in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, played in the post most of his basketball career, despite bei…
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  • Christine Michael excited to learn under Marshawn Lynch, plus h…

    Christine Michael excited to learn under Marshawn Lynch, plus highlights

    seattletimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    RENTON — The newest running back for the Seahawks looks forward to learning from one of the team’s oldest running backs. “Marshawn Lynch is one of my favorites, man,” former Texas A&M running back Christine Michael said. “He’s been my favorite
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  • 2013 NFC West picks entering third day

    2013 NFC West picks entering third day

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    2013 NFL Draft: Rounds 4-7 Good morning, NFC West. The final day of the 2013 NFL draft is here. The chart shows how many picks each team from the division holds on the final day. The Seattle Seahawks are tied with the Green Bay Packers for the NFL lead …
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  • Lessons from Tavon Austin, Percy Harvin

    Lessons from Tavon Austin, Percy Harvin

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    RENTON, Wash. -- The more the Seattle Seahawks watched game tape on Tavon Austin, the more they realized the West Virginia receiver would not last long in the 2013 NFL draft. Back in mid-March, the Seahawks could not know Austin would land with the NFC …
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  • Video - 'Top 100 Players of 2013': Max Unger 02:37

    'Top 100 Players of 2013': Max Unger

    Apr 27
    Seattle Seahawks center Max Unger is voted the 95th best player in the NFL according to his peers on the "Top 100 Players of 2013."
  • Video - Seattle Seahawks draft DT Jesse Williams No. 137 in 2013 NFL Draft 01:25

    Seattle Seahawks draft DT Jesse Williams No. 137 in 2013 NFL Draft

    Apr 27
    With the 137th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks select Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams.
  • Video - Mayock: 'I love what Seattle is doing" 00:55

    Mayock: 'I love what Seattle is doing"

    Apr 27
    NFL draft guru Mike Mayock praises the Seattle Seahawks' draft after four rounds.

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    Apr 27
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
  • 2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losers

    Apr 27
    The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
  • 2013 NFL draft - The draft's five best and five worst matches

    Apr 27
    Which players landed in great situations, and which weren't as lucky?
  • Jim Trotter: New Chargers GM Telesco shows backbone with Te'o pick

    Apr 27
    SAN DIEGO -- Chargers owner Dean Spanos hates distractions, and though some might find this hard to believe, he does care about public perception. Like when his football people are considering a potentially controversial decision. In situations like tha…