5 potential draft selections the Seahawks could take with their 2024 first round pick

Seattle is trending downward but this only helps their 2024 first-round draft status.

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No. 4 - Safety Kamren Kinchens, Miami

Now back to the defensive side of things where the Seahawks currently give up the 10th most yards per game in the NFL. There hasn't necessarily been a glaring weakness, but there haven't been a ton of positives either. The secondary has been getting younger over the past couple of seasons. Riq Woolen and Devon Witherspoon have started the youth movement in that unit and the safety corps may be heading in that direction soon.

Jamal Adams and Quandre Diggs haven't been as elite as they once were, and with them both approaching or passing 30, it makes sense to start looking toward the future. Kinchens is a ballhawk with 11 interceptions since 2022. His size indicates him as a typical free safety, and could quickly provide a spark for Seattle's struggling defense.

No. 5 - Edge rusher Bralen Trice, Washington

Another Husky to end things out and it's not just to make the local fans happy. If you look at what all elite defenses have, there is one thing that really sticks out. How much pressure can you put on the opposing quarterback? Look at San Francisco or Baltimore. Seattle is very close to being at a similar level as some of the league's most feared units.

The Seahawks are tied for 8th in the NFL with 36 sacks this season and adding even more talent through the draft could be dangerous. Trice sets edges well, stops the run, and still finds ways to attack the quarterback. Adding him to an already menacing defensive front could freshen up his legs and keep opposing teams on their toes.

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