Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/22/14
The quarterback position for the Seattle Seahawks is an obvious need during the 2012 NFL draft, but is Kellen Moore the right choice? The Seahawks need a new QB. After a eight seasons as Matt Hasselbeck as their starting QB they were left with a hole to fill. It was painfully apparent that Charlie Whitehurst was not the guy to fill that position and then Tarvaris Jackson came along. It is obvious to any Seahawks fan that Jackson is not any sort of long term solution to the QB problem in Seattle. While it is true that his numbers did improve as the season progressed his still finished with 13 INT and only 14 TD passes. Not numbers you look for in a franchise QB. Tarvaris may have one more season of starting for the Hawks, but after that someone else has to take the QB role. A lot of people have been screaming Peyton Manning for the QB fix. As good as Manning is he arguably only has two more years left. Seattle needs a franchise QB not someone who will only be able to play for two more years. Seattle needs to solve the problem during the 2012 NFL Draft. [...]
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