5 dream draft targets for Seattle Seahawks to build an unstoppable defense

The Seahawks are going to be focused this offseason on improving their defense and finding talent wherever they can to get better.

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Dream draft target No. 3 - Edge Rusher Jared Verse

The Seahawks could look to bolster their pass-rushing unit by adding Jared Verse. At Florida State, Verse was a sacking machine for the Seminoles. In just two seasons for the FSU, Verse had 18 sacks and 29.5 tackles for loss. His ability to get after the quarterback helped the Seminoles to a (23-4) record between 2022 and 2023. Verse has always been known as a game wrecker and has proven to be a force on the defensive side of the ball.

For Seattle, the question of taking Verse with their first pick in this year's draft is do they have room for Verse on their roster? They already have Uchenna Nwosu, Boye Mafe, Derick Hall, Mike Morris, and Dre'Mont Jones who can play the edge rusher position. This means taking a defensive end with their first pick would have to be for the right player. The Seahawks should still consider Verse with their first selection because he can elevate their defensive end room.

Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril were incredible pass rushers for the Seahawks during the Legion of Boom years. The reason for their success was also in part due to the depth Seattle had on their defensive line. The Seahawks also had Chris Clemons and Red Bryant to go with Avril and Bennett. Creating an exceptionally strong unit that devoured opposing teams' quarterbacks. Which is why the Seahawks could decide to select Verse to round out their defensive end group.