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Thursday Round-Up: ESPN Insider Looks At The Biggest Draft Steals In Every Round

Seahawks safety Tedric Thompson was listed as one of the many steals in the 2017 NFL Draft by NFL personnel evaluators.

Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today — Thursday, May 11— about your Seattle Seahawks: 

The Biggest Draft Steals In Every Round 

For ESPN Insider, senior writer Mike Sando asked four NFL personnel evaluators for their favorite steals in each of the seven rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft. 

Seahawks rookie safety Tedric Thompson, who the team selected on Day 3 with pick No. 111, was selected as the steal of the fourth round in Sando's piece: 

There was strong support for Thompson from two of the evaluators and a feeling that the safety from Colorado would become a starting-caliber player in the NFL. Thompson's ball-hawking ability helped him pick off 13 passes in college.

This draft was particularly strong for safety depth, which helps explain how Seattle found Thompson in the fourth round. Thompson was the 12th safety selected and the first of three consecutive taken among the first six picks in the fourth round. Eddie Jackson (Chicago Bears) and Rayshawn Jenkins (Los Angeles Chargers) came off the board right after Thompson, making this a trio to watch over the next few years.

Other notable players Thompson was picked over as a steal in the fourth were running backs Tarik Cohen (Chicago) and Donnel Pumphrey (Philadelphia), along with offensive lineman Zach Banner. 

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks rookie defensive back Mike Tyson, who is on his way to Seattle for minicamp this weekend:

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The Seahawks continued "Phase 2" of their voluntary offseason workout program this week at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center. 

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