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The Seattle Seahawks may have added some competition for Marshawn Lynch in the 4th round with the selection of Utah State running back Robert Turbin.
Turbin enters the league with some injury concerns, which caused him to fall down draft boards, but if he stays healthy he has the potential to develop into a starter at the next level.
Like Lynch, Turbin has a small, compact build and does a great job running between the tackles. He’s also an explosive runner, who hits holes with an impressive burst. The Seahawks now have a nice trio at running back with two between-the-tackles types (Lynch and Turbin) and a change-of-pace back in Leon Washington.
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Everyone was quite surprised on Thursday night when the Seattle Seahawks drafted former West Virginia linebacker/defensive end Bruce Irvin with the 15th overall pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll made it clear that he believes Irvin is a perfect fit for their system and can’t wait for him to hit the field.
So fired up to have Bruce...
The Seattle Seahawks made the reach of the draft by selecting Bruce Irvin in the 1st round, but that wasn’t the last of their poor decisions. And for the second straight year, Pete Carroll and GM John Schneider demonstrated a complete lack of understanding as to how to use the draft to effectively improve their roster.
Irvin's workout numbers landed him in the 1st round
...Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson. 'Fess up now, did any of you guess quarterback for this pick?
Wilson is an interesting choice. He's got a strong arm, he's accurate, he makes good decisions, and he's intelligent. Normally you'd expect a guy with that kind of resume to go at the top of the first round, but Wilson is an inch shy of six feet tall,...
Today's hot chick is Ashton Wilson, wife of Russell Wilson. Wisconsin QB Russell Wilson got drafted in the third round yesterday by the Seattle Seahawks, but it was his wife Ashton Wilson that made all the noise on the internet. Everyone was infatuated with how hot she was so it only makes sense to feature her as the hot chick of the day. Pictures below.
The Seattle Seahawks got decent value for Bobby Wagner here and he fills a need to a certain extent. However, I do have some concerns about this pick.
For starters, he doesn’t have an obvious position. I’m not sure if he’ll play inside or weak-side linebacker in Seattle. On top of that, Lavonte David is a similar player who was higher on my board, and many others.
I do like...
The Seattle Seahawks needed to come away with a quarterback to develop at some point in this draft, and Russell Wilson is a solid choice. However, the 3rd round is a little too early to take a guy who projects as a career backup.
I love Wilson’s leadership and his intangibles, but he lacks the physical tools to be an elite starter at the next level. I do think he will have a long...
Russell Wilson was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Draft last night and his wife Ashton Wilson stole the spotlight by getting SUPER PSYCHED as you can see. First of all that white phone Russell is using is ridiculous. Who still uses this ****? Ashton, @1AshtonWilson, not only reacted ridiculous when her husband was drafted, but was holding her little dog. Don’t worry...
....Robert Turbin, RB, Utah State.
The Seahawks get instant value in the fourth round with this 5'10", 222-pound bruiser of a back. Turbin is a punishing, physical runner who's drawn comparisons to Marion Barber in his prime, and, wait for it -- Marshawn Lynch.
Turbin should be able to step in immediately and be a serviceable backup to Lynch, as both runners have...
The Seahawks used their first draft choice in the fourth round to select RB Robert Turbin out of Utah State. Turbin is a tough, bruising runner with decent speed, and he's not half bad as a receiver, either. He also looks a whole lot like a clone of Marshawn Lynch in this highlight reel, in which he powers through defenders up the middle, outruns them around the edge, runs...
With the #114th pick of the NFL Draft the Seattle Seahawks select Florida Defensive Tackle Jaye Howard.
Greg Scruggs was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the 7th round.
Seahawks first 6th round selection (172 from Philidelphia)
Name: Jeremy Lane (“Lanesanity”)
College: Northwestern State (Football Championship Subdivision)
40 yard dash: 4.48
As “Q” said on Twitter.
— Northwest SportsBeat (@NWSportsBeat) April 28, 2012
Lane chosen 172nd overall in the 6th Round
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With the 11th pick in the 4th round and 106th pick overall the Seattle Seahawks select RB Robert Turbin of Utah State.
Turbin is a 222lb back. He splits time with Michael Smith in Utah. He's got some patience to his game, and he sets blocks up pretty well too judging by the video I've seen on him.
He's faster than people give him credit for. He's another warm able...
This is the third draft for the John Schneider and Pete Carroll regime, and more so than the other two, this draft really went against the grain in terms of what the prognosticators thought the Seahawks should take. One thing about this regime so far; they are more likely to march to the beat of their own drum than to follow the pack. While there were a few needs the Seahawks...
....Jaye Howard, DT, Florida.
Described as more of a raw talent, Howard has drawn comparisons to first-round pick Fletcher Cox. Though he's not as dynamic of an on-field presence as Cox, scouts have praised Howard's motor and explosiveness through the gap, but showed concerns about his weight and consistency.
Sounds like the type of pick John Schneider loves to get...