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Wednesday Round-Up: CBS Sports Ranks The Best QB Draft Classes Of The Past 15 Years

Which QB draft class from the past 15 years has been the best?


Good afternoon, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today — Wednesday, April 18 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

Ranking QB Classes

From Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen to Lamar Jackson, the 2018 NFL Draft includes some of the most talked about  and hyped prospects at the quarterback position. 

With all the hype buzzing, Chris Trapasso of CBS Sports looked back and ranked the best quarterback classes over the past 15 years — including the 2018 class, which hasn't even been drafted yet. Highlighting noteworthy quarterbacks, Trapasso grouped them into four different labels: Franchise QBs, Solid Starters, Capable Backups and Busts.

The 2012 NFL Draft class of quarterbacks was slotted at No. 4 in his rankings, with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson being among the Franchise QBs with Indianapolis' Andrew Luck:

"But with Luck, Wilson, and then the depth provided by Tannehill, Cousins, and Foles, this is one of the better top-to-bottom quarterback groups over the past 15 years."

Taking the top spot on Trapasso's list is the 2004 class that featured Eli Manning, Philip Rivers and Ben Roethlisberger. 

​Social Post Of The Day

Today's "Social Post of the Day" comes from Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril:

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Finally, Michael-Shawn Dugar of Seattle PI offered a behind-the-scenes look at Wilson's mental coach.