Michael, Hill reminders of bad 2013 draft

Michael to CowboysJohn Schneider and Pete Carroll built the Seahawks into Super Bowl contenders using three strong drafts to start their tenure.

Of their 28 draft choices from 2010 to 2012, 17 contributed in some fashion, a dozen became full-time starters and six have been named to the Pro Bowl at least once. Those three drafts were a great foundation for consecutive Super Bowl appearances.

Then there was 2013. It was a bad draft year for the entire NFL — and Seattle certainly didn’t buck the odds.

Christine Michael’s somewhat surprising return to Seattle and Jordan Hill’s latest injury are reminders.

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Hawks clinch a playoff spot with a win plus …

The St. Louis Rams pushed the Seahawks one game closer to a playoff spot when the Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night.

In simplest form, Seattle can clinch a playoff berth Sunday with a win over the Cleveland Browns and a loss from either Washington or the New York Giants.

Here are all of the scenarios:

Week 15 playoff scenario