Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/26/12
The NFL Draft was today in New York City's Radio City Music Hall. Pete Carroll and John Schneider are in Seattle Washington at the VMAC Seahawks facility. They traded their #12 pick to the Eagles for the #15 pick in 2012 NFL Draft, and then watched as Dontari Poe, Fletcher Cox, and Michael Floyd, and Michael Brockers all came off the board. Then at #15 the Seattle Seahawks selected West Virginia LB Bruce Irvin. Per John Gruden. Quote: He's going to be a pass rushing specialist ONLY. When you watch West Virginia at closing time, IRvin is the closing guy. He's not a Run-defender. He's the guy who will come in as a speed rusher, and he's got RARE speed to rush. Per Mel Kiper Quote: This pick is "SHOCKING". Production dropped as a senior. Irvin thought he'd be a 2nd round pick. He didn't expect to be a 1st round pick. The fact that he's a first round pick is quite honestly mind-boggling." Seattle needed a Defensive end. But I'm not sure about this one.
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