Thursday Round-Up: One burning question for the Seahawks before the 2015 NFL Draft

A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks


Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Thursday, April 23 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

One Burning Question For Seattle

Elliot Harrison at NFL.com poses one burning question for each NFC team ahead of the 2015 NFL Draft, which gets underway next week (April 30 - May 2) in Chicago, Ill.

For the Seahawks, Harrison wonders if general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll have put together "bad" drafts the past two years, or if the team is just so "great" that recent draft picks have had a hard time cracking the starting lineup?

Harrison writes, "Seattle has only drafted one starter the past two years. For many teams, that fact would be emblematic of a poor scouting department or a GM going rogue. I was asked about that poor (recent) history on NFL NOW, and my response was this: GM John Schneider has built a whale of a roster poised to compete for a few years. So how many of the potential first-round draftees could start for the Seahawks in Year 1? Not many. Obviously, the trade for tight end Jimmy Graham altered the organizational course. Will Seattle change even more by drafting a wide receiver early, or do the Seahawks believe in the kids they have now? Either way, getting youth on the defensive line is important."

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from @PeteCarroll, who today joins 16,000 students at 'We Day' from Seattle's Key Arena.

More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, we recap five things we learned from Seahawks GM John Schneider's pre-draft press conference that was held yesterday at team headquarters.

We continue our 2015 NFL Draft preview series with a look at the linebackers. We highlighted the running backsoffensive and defensive lines earlier this week.

The Seahawks' 2015 schedule was released Tuesday and we're taking a closer look at each matchup as the week rolls on. Here's what you can expect from Weeks 1-4 and here's what you can expect from Weeks 5-8.

Take a peek at some of the exciting matchups the Seahawks will face at home during the 2015 season.

NFL.com lists the top "revenge games" for 2015 and the Seahawks' matchup with Green Bay earns mention as a payback game for the Packers following this past January's NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks and Packers square off on Sunday Night Football in Week 2 at Lambeau Field.

Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times shares his take on the Top 10 draft picks in Seahawks history.

Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune says Schneider knows what he's looking for in Seattle's new draft picks.

And Terry Blount at ESPN.com says Schneider wants draft picks that won't back down.

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