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Friday Round-Up: Seahawks Select Safety In Mel Kiper Jr.'s First Mock Draft
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Here’s a look at what’s out there for today — Friday, January 19 — about your Seattle Seahawks: Read
Mel Kiper Mock Draft 1.0
NFL Draft season is arriving earlier than expected.
With a few weeks before the end of the regular season, ESPN.com draft analyst Mel Kiper released his first mock draft of the offseason. In his first of several mocks, Kiper Jr. has the Seahawks addessing their secondary and selected Florida State safety Derwin James at pick No. 18:
James is tough to figure out, but Seattle would be thrilled to get him here. He's super talented and looked like a top-five pick as a freshman at Florida State in 2015, but he missed the entire 2016 season because of a knee injury. James had a solid 2017 season with 84 total tackles and two interceptions, but scouts wanted to see more. At his peak, though, James is a typical Seattle safety and fits what it looks for. Kam Chancellor's future is up in the air after a neck injury, and the Seahawks could need a replacement. Read
Social Post Of The Day
Today’s “Social Post of the Day” comes from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, who wished Seahawks Legend Walter Jones a happy birthday:
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