Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 5/11/12
Get to know Jaye Howard The Seattle Seahawks wheeled and dealed their way through the 2012 NFL Draft. They started the draft with 6 picks, including no pick in the 5th round. After trading down in the first and second round, they acquired their 4 extra draft picks and were primed to make a run at the later rounds. As we all know, they have found great success in later rounds. Last year, that success was evident in the 5th round as they chose Richard Sherman who went on to considerable success last season. Pete Carroll and John Schneider are hoping they find that same success with this year’s 4th rounder. In the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks selected Jaye Howard – DT – Florida. My Assessment Jaye Howard is the equivalent to a human bulldozer. Although not the top DT prospect in the draft, he may be the strongest. His athleticism sneaks up on opponents and makes them change their path in a hurry. Howard often takes on double teams from the offensive line and he
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