Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 5/27/12
Pete Carroll has claimed a philosophy of competition at every position on the field. Every marquee move the Seahawks have made this offseason has helped to prove the existence of this philosophy. The Seahawks had Tavaris Jackson sitting there as the incumbent starter at quarterback, they brought in Matt Flynn and drafted Russell Wilson to blow that competition wide open. The Seahawks have Marshawn lynch starting at running back but they drafted Robert Turpin to compete with Leon Washington for the backup reps. Chris Clemons has compiled 22 sacks over his two years as a Seahawk and the Seahawks drafted Bruce Irvin in the first round to push him.  All those moves were made to push coach Carroll’s philosophy of competition and now the Seahawks have traded for Kellen Winslow JR. to compete at a position where they already have a former Pro-Bowler in Zach Miller. To acquire Kellen Winslow JR. from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Seahawks gave up at most a sixth round draft pick and arou...
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