Seattle Seahawks 2018 NFL Draft

Seattle Seahawks 2018 NFL Draft

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Seattle Seahawks 2018 mock drafts, last year draft recap, Seattle Seahawks draft needs, 2018 draft trades.

GM: John Schneider

Head Coach: Pete Carroll

Offensive Coordinator: Brian Schottenheimer

Defensive Coordinator: Ken Norton Jr.

Offensive Scheme: Play Action, Two TE

Defensive Scheme: 4-3

NFL Offensive Rankings

Run: 23 Pass: 14 Total: 15

NFL Defensive Rankings

Run: 19 Pass:Total: 11

2018 Estimated Cap Space

$12,694,950

2018 NFL Mock Drafts

2018 NFL Mock Draft

DraftGeek’s Mock Draft

 

Seattle Seahawks Previous Draft

2/35 Malik McDowell DT MICHIGAN STATE
2/58 Ethan Pocic C LSU
3/90 Shaquill Griffin CB UCF
3/95 Delano Hill S MICHIGAN
3/102 Nazair Jones DT NORTH CAROLINA
3/106 Amara Darboh WR MICHIGAN
4/111 Tedric Thompson S COLORADO
6/187 Mike Tyson S CINCINNATI
6/210 Justin Senior OT MISSISSIPPI STATE
7/226 David Moore WR EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA UNIV
7/249 Christopher Carson RB OKLAHOMA STATE

Post Draft Thoughts:

“McDowell needed to go to the right situation, where he can continue to mature and learn to become accountable. A lot of mocks had him going to Seattle, and they were able to trade down and still get him. When healthy and motivated he is a top 5 pick in any draft, and if that happens in Seattle, they got an incredible steal. If the issues run deeper, they didn’t waste a first rounder on him. The Seahawks run an unusual offensive line scheme, and picked up perhaps the most versatile offensive line prospect in the draft in Pocic. Will he play center, guard, or tackle?  They have needs, so that will be interesting to watch.”

2018 NFL Draft

The addition of Duane Brown to the offensive line is just what the Seahawks needed to bolster the awful offensive line.  The problem is that is adding yet another me-first, loud mouth that has been hampering Seattle’s ability to play up to their talent level. They simply need to start bringing in higher character players, and start having a more disciplined locker room with guys that are more about the team than themselves.

The offensive line has been the Achilles heal for the Seahawks the last few years, and it is not because they have been ignoring that unit. Wilson’s scrambling ability has lessened the negative impact of their offensive line coaches interesting, but ultimately ineffective approach to offensive line blocking. Seattle needs to not only get more talent on the offensive line, but also find a new coach to lead the unit.

The Legion of Boom still is a very effective collection of defensive backs, but they always seem to be one guy short. Finding diamonds in the rough has not been the case the last few years, and they should probably look at spending a high draft pick on a cornerback.

Seattle Seahawks 2018 NFL Draft Needs

OG, CB, RB

 

2018 NFL Draft Trades for the Seattle Seahawks

Round 1
Houston to Cleveland
Kansas City to Buffalo

Round 2
Houston to Cleveland
Los Angeles Rams to Buffalo
New Orleans to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Cleveland
San Francisco to New England
Seattle to New York Jets

Round 3
Buffalo to Carolina
Chicago to San Francisco
Philadelphia to Buffalo
Seattle to Houston

Round 4
Arizona to Chicago
Carolina to Cleveland
Minnesota to Philadelphia to Miami
Minnesota to Philadelphia
Philadelphia to Miami
Pittsburgh to San Francisco
San Francisco to Denver

Round 5
Atlanta to Denver
Dallas to New York Jets
Houston to Seattle
Kansas City to Cleveland
Miami to New Orleans
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to San Francisco
Oakland to Seattle
San Francisco to Pittsburgh
Seattle to Philadelphia

Round 6
Buffalo to Los Angeles Rams
Detroit to Los Angeles Rams
Pittsburgh to Cleveland to Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Pittsburgh to Cleveland
Cleveland to Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay
Seattle to Oakland

Round 7
Kansas City to San Francisco
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Los Angeles Chargers to Buffalo
Buffalo to Carolina
Minnesota to Seattle
New England to Cincinnati
New England to Seattle
New York Jets to Seattle
Philadelphia to Seattle
Seattle to New York Jets
Seattle to New England
Tampa Bay to Miami

Conditional / Yet to be Have Details Released
Arizona to Kansas City
Arizona to New Orleans
Baltimore to Arizona
Baltimore to Los Angeles Rams
Buffalo to Green Bay
Cincinnati to Jacksonville
Jacksonville to Miami
New England to Philadelphia
New York Giants to Pittsburgh


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