Seahawks Post-Draft Analysis: RB and TE Offseason Acquisition Grades

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Feb 2, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) celebrates his touchdown with fullback Michael Robinson (26) against the Denver Broncos during the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports


  • FB Michael Robinson – Unsigned considering retirement

Robinson was once again an important cog to Seattle’s late season run last season after he returned from the sickness that knocked him out of the lineup and off the team in preseason. Marshawn Lynch and he clearly have developed a rapport, but at some point Robinson has to become collateral damage. He has said if he isn’t re-signed by Seattle he will consider retirement. With Spencer Ware and Derrick Coleman returning and Seattle drafting another, that time for Robinson has come. If he does indeed retire, I don’t think there’s a person throughout the entire Seahawks’ organization who isn’t happy that he, of all people, was able to accomplish World Champion status and get himself a ring. Michael Robinson is the very definition of a “first rate, class-act individual.”

Loss Importance Grade: B-

  • TE Kellen Davis – Signed with New York Giants

Davis wasn’t much of a threat in Seattle because he couldn’t block, but he has value in New York where they really desired a situational pass-catcher. Good player but very limited skill set ultimately didn’t fit in this offense.

Loss Importance Grade: D