First round shows why Seahawks traded for Jimmy Graham
Brady Henderson | April 30, 2015 9:47 pm"We didn't feel like we'd be able to get a player of Jimmy's caliber with the 31st pick," Seahawks general manager John Schneider said last week. That became pretty much evident after the first round of the draft on Thursday.
Huskies make history with three players taken in first round of draft
Brent Stecker | April 30, 2015 7:35 pmDefense was the strength of the Washington Huskies in 2014, and the proof was in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday as three UW players were selected.
Washington's versatile Shaq Thompson taken 25th by Carolina
Brent Stecker | April 30, 2015 6:57 pmThe Huskies have three players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft for the first time in history after linebacker/safety Shaq Thompson was taken with the 25th pick by the Panthers.
Ex-Washington CB Marcus Peters picked 18th by Kansas City
Brent Stecker | April 30, 2015 6:13 pmMarcus Peters is the second former Washington Husky to be picked in the first round of the NFL Draft, going 18th overall to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Washington DT Danny Shelton selected 12th by Browns
Brent Stecker | April 30, 2015 5:26 pmAs expected, defensive tackle Danny Shelton was the first former Washington Husky to be selected in the NFL Draft. Now the question is how many of his former teammates will join him in the first round.
Predicting the unpredictable: What the Seahawks will do in the draft
Brady Henderson | April 30, 2015 9:56 amFive drafts under general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll have shown that the Seahawks are capable of just about anything. Here are three predictions for the most unpredictable team in the draft.
Seahawks potential picks: OL Ali Marpet
Brady Henderson | April 29, 2015 9:52 amOur latest draft profile focuses on Ali Marpet, an offensive lineman from Division-III Hobart who has been projected as a potential pick for the Seahawks in the second round.
Seahawks' secondary is a primary need entering the draft
Danny O'Neil | April 28, 2015 8:39 amSeattle needs to restock a secondary that has been hit with several injuries and a pair of free-agent departures. Good thing for the Seahawks, their biggest need lines up with what has been their biggest strength in the draft.
With NFL-high 11 picks, Seahawks have flexibility to move up
Brady Henderson | April 27, 2015 11:20 amTrading up hasn't been the Seahawks' M.O. under general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll. But with no selections among the first 62 and plenty of draft capital this year, it's not hard to imagine Seattle moving up in the second round.
John Schneider on the importance, challenge of identifying toughness
Brady Henderson | April 23, 2015 11:27 amAn essential quality that Seahawks general manager John Schneider looks for in a potential draft pick is the toughness to survive in Seattle's hyper-competitive culture.