Oct 26, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego State defensive back Eric Pinkins (27) breaks up a pass for Fresno State Bulldogs wide receiver Davante Adams (15) during the first half at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

2014 NFL Draft: Seahawks pick CB Eric Pinkins, OT Garrett Scott to add versatility

The Seahawks are at it again, putting together a draft that nobody saw coming but has plenty of individuality and talent. The 6th round is over and John Schneider and Pete Carroll got the positions we knew they had to address.

Cornerback Eric Pinkins isn’t quite Keith McGill, the CB we highlighted as an option for Seattle earlier this morning, but he’s got the measurables to fit into the Legion of Boom and the Hawks have drafted CB’s late with overwhelming success since Pete Carroll took over. We’ll see if the 6’3″, 220 lbs Pinkins is as underrated as the rest of L-O-B was. With Maxwell’s contract running out in two seasons and no money to pay him, the Seahawks had to continue their infusion of depth in the secondary.

Meanwhile, offensive tackle Garrett Scott out of Marshall went earlier in the round to Seattle. Scott is an intriguing talent with good size at 6’5″, 307 lbs and brings durability up front. Scott said on a conference call that he feels he can play nearly any position that Seattle wants to put him in and played most of them at one point or another in college. If we were to evaluate him right now and take Tom Cable’s thought that Justin Britt will immediately compete at right tackle, along with understanding the Hawks need to replace Paul McQuistan, we’d have to think Garrett moves inside to play guard. But it’s difficult to know exactly what Carroll and Co. are thinking so we’ll just let them sort it all out up front.

So the Seahawks filled out the rest of their needs with the 6th round. Welcome to Seattle fellas!

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