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Seahawks trade first-round draft choice to Vikings
Five Seahawks players, including defensive end Cliff Avril, wide receiver Doug Baldwin, tight end Jimmy Graham, cornerback Richard Sherman, and quarterback Russell Wilson will take part in the NFL's 'My Cause, My Cleats' campaign in Week 13, showing support for various causes, foundations, and charities by wearing customized cleats this weekend. View
The Seahawks-Vikings connection clicked again in the first-round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, when the Super Bowl champions traded the final pick in the opening round to Minnesota.
General manager John Schneider had said earlier in the day that it’s “realistic” that the Seahawks would trade the 32nd pick overall to a team looking to get back into the first round to select a QB. The Vikings already had taken UCLA defensive end Anthony Barr with the ninth pick in the first round.
The Seahawks now have two picks in Friday’s second round – No. 40 and No. 64.
The Seahawks made a trade with the Vikings in 2012 for wide receiver Percy Harvin, sending Minnesota their first-round pick and seventh-round pick in 2013 and their third-round pick this year. Read