While the Seahawks' decision to select Texas Tech linebacker Jordyn Brooks with their first-round pick was the main focus for Seahawks fans after one day of the 2020 NFL Draft, it's always worth keeping an eye on the other three teams the Seahawks will be competing with in the NFC West this year and beyond.
As a reminder, the Seahawks are schedule to pick six more times over the next two days:
Round 2, No. 59 overall
Round 2, No. 64 overall
Round 3, No. 101 overall
Round 4, No. 133 overall
Round 4, No. 144 overall
Round 6, No. 214 overall
As for the rest of the division, here's quick look at what the rest of the NFC West did on Thursday, as well as the picks those teams have moving forward:
The Cardinals were the first NFC West team on the clock on Thursday, and they used the No. 8 pick on the one of the more intriguing players in this year's class, Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons, a freakishly athletic, versatile defender who ran a 4.39-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine at 6-foot-4, 238 pounds.
Cardinals general manager Steve Keim called Simmons, "one of the most unique players I've ever evaluated. There's very little this guy can't do." Keim also indicated they'll use Simmons all over, so his position listing is probably doesn't fully tell the story of what Simmons will do.
Between Simmons and All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who was acquired in a trade earlier this offseason, the Cardinals have added some serious talent on both sides of the ball. Considering that the Cardinals are heading into their second season with head coach Kliff Kingsbury and quarterback Kyler Murray, last year's No. 1 overall pick, there's sure to be plenty of optimism in the desert heading into the 2020 season.
Here are the Cardinals' remaining picks as things stand now:
Round 3, No. 72 overall
Round 4, No. 114 overall
Round 4, No. 131 overall
Round 6, No. 202 overall
Round 7, No. 222 overall
San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers came into the day holding the 13th and 31st overall picks, the first of which was added in a trade that sent DeForest Buckner to Indianapolis. The 49ers didn't end up using either pick, however, thanks to a pair of trades. First, the 49ers traded back one spot with Tampa Bay, swapping a seventh-rounder and the 13th overall pick for a fourth-rounder as well as Pick No. 14, which San Francisco used to select South Carolina defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw.
Later the 49ers moved up from 31 to 25, using that pick on ASU receiver Brandon Aiyuk. To move up six spots, the 49ers gave up the fourth-rounder they acquired from Tampa Bay earlier in the evening, as well as a fifth-rounder. Due to trades made prior to the draft, as well as the move up, the 49ers currently hold only three picks over the next two days.
Here are the 49ers' remaining picks as things stand now:
Round 5, No. 156 overall
Round 6, No. 210 overall
Round 7, No. 217 overall
Los Angeles Rams
The Rams didn't have a pick Thursday, having sent this year's first-rounder, as well as next year's first and fourth-rounders, to Jacksonville for cornerback Jalen Ramsey. They'll be busy Friday, however, holding two picks in the second round and two in the third.
Here are the Rams' remaining picks as things stand now:
Round 2, No. 52 overall
Round 2, No. 57 overall
Round 3, No. 84 overall
Round 3, No. 104 overall
Round 4, No. 126 overall
Round 6, No. 199 overall
Round 7, No. 234 overall