Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/26/12
Northwest Sports – Seahawks Preparing For The Draft, Plus the MLS Round-Up Put away your MLB blog for a second because it’s time to focus on the professional football scene in the Northwest, where Seattle is getting ready for the upcoming NFL draft which starts on Thursday. In the other type of “football”, we look at the three teams plying their trade in Major League Soccer. Seattle Seahawks A BetOnline.com review of Seattle’s needs would show that they could fill a number of positions in the draft in New York City, but they have a pressing issue in the middle of their defense as Barrett Ruud doesn’t appear to be healthy and head coach Pete Carroll doesn’t know how long it’ll take to get Ruud up to speed. That means the Seahawks could be looking towards Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly if he is still on the board and even though Kuechly isn’t an athletic specimen by any means, he has a nose for the ball and the Seahawks are in an NFC West with San Francisco (Frank Gore), St...
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