April 23: 5 p.m.
April 24: 4 p.m.
April 25: 9 a.m.
Seahawks’ needs: DL, OL, RB, CB
Acquired 2 from Kansas City for DE Frank Clark
Acquired 5 from Pittsburgh for TE Nick Vannett
Traded 5 to Washington for CB Quinton Dunbar
Traded 3 (& Martin & Mingo) to Houston for DE Jadeveon Clowney
Traded 5 to Detroit for FS Quandre Diggs & 7 in 2021
Traded 6 to Jacksonville for 7 in 2019 (WR John Ursua)
Traded 7 to New England for TE Jacob Hollister
Comps in 3, 4, 6
Pre-draft visits have been banned during the coronavirus pandemic, but teams can talk to players via phone or video.
CB Trevon Diggs, Alabama (Projected Round 1)
CB Kristian Fulton, LSU (Round 1)
DE Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn St. (Round 1)
RB Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin (Round 1-2)
WR Jalen Reagor, TCU (Round 1-2)
DT Ross Blacklock, TCU (Round 2)
LB Zack Baun, Wisconsin (Round 2)
CB Bryce Hall, Virginia (Round 2)
LB Julian Okwara, Notre Dame (Round 2)
RB A.J. Dillon, Boston College (Day 2)
RB Zack Moss, Utah (Day 2)
DE Bradlee Anae, Utah (Day 2)
CB A.J. Green, Oklahoma State (Day 2)
S Ashtyn Davis, Cal (Day 2)
TE Hunter Bryant, Washington (Round 4-5)
OL Logan Stenberg, Kentucky (Round 4-5)
OL Marcus Keyes, Oklahoma State (Day 3)
OL Kevin Dotson, Louisiana (Day 3)
BUZZ, RANKINGS & TOOLS
Seahawks Draft Blog by Rob Staton is a must-read.
Alistair Corp amassed another handy Seahawks draft board.
The NFL Mock Draft Database has an aggregate Big Board of the top 150 players.
Check out the news & rumors from Tony Pauline at Pro Football Network.
Here’s the trade chart the Seahawks and other teams are now using.
THE CORONAVIRUS DRAFT
Commissioner Roger Goodell made the call April 6 to have all teams draft from home: “Clubs will conduct their draft operations remotely, with club personnel separately located in their homes.”
The NFL is inviting prospects to participate in the draft virtually. EA Sports is going to do something to help the production, though it might not be the cool idea of putting together moments of draftees walking on stage to meet the commissioner.
ESPN and NFL Network are expected to combine for one telecast, which likely will double as a fundraiser for those fighting the coronavirus.
Colts coach Frank Reich is telling his staff to embrace technology and figure out the best ways to use it for this unprecedented modern draft.
Cincinnati and Detroit coached the Senior Bowl, so they have a little extra knowledge of those players.
Some prospects, like Washington’s Jacob Eason (a second-round prospect) are putting together Pro Days on video.
Grading John Schneider’s drafts by round and position.