Seahawks all-time draft Day 3 dream team: An offense peppered with stars

The Seahawks have a way of finding some gems on the last day of NFL drafts, especially offensively.
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The Seattle Seahawks have unearthed some real gems on the final day of the NFL draft. While their day three offense might not all be world-beaters, Seattle has drafted some real stars in those last rounds. This squad won't measure up to Seattle's best, but you could win some games with this group.

The Seattle brain trust of Pete Carroll and John Schneider deserves much credit for finding talented players later in the draft than the competition. This extends far beyond selecting Russell Wilson and Tyler Lockett on day two. Unlike the upcoming defensive unit, I can't say there are any Hall of Famers here, but they'd be entertaining to watch. And that's the whole point, isn't it?

I initially planned this as a followup to an article I wrote five years ago on who would belong to the Seahawks' all-time undrafted free agents team on offense. But as I might have only changed a couple of players at best, that seemed a bit pointless. I found the same issue with Lee Vowell's article on the Hawks all-time offensive unit. I might make two changes - maybe just one - so again, pointless. Just go back and read those, and see who you might swap out on either unit.

Seahawks brought a great running game to Seattle on day three

Sure, I'd love to say that the Hawks fielded the greatest team ever, all on the third day of the NFL draft. Except, not really. That would really mean that they'd whiffed badly on day one and two. Bit when you're as successful as Seattle has been over the decades, you have to find talent on day three. Unless you - ahem - make a spectacular trade to pick up early picks, you're not going to be drafting in the top ten. So, while this squad might not be the best ever, it would still be a group that could move the ball and win some games.

QB: Seneca Wallace, 2003, 4th round. Drafted out of Iowa, Wallace was definitely considered as a player to develop. Playing behind Matt Hasselbeck, he had ample time to do so. His best season came in 2008 when he started eight games in Hasselbeck's absence. He threw for over 1,500 yards with 11 TDs against just three INTs. I have to think a more adventurous coach than Mike Holmgren would have let Wallace run more, as he had just 16 carries for 78 yards. Had he been born 20 years later, his talents would have led him to much more success in today's game. Still, eight seasons in the NFL with a career passer rating of 80.8 is pretty darn good for a fourth-round pick.

RB: Chris Warren, 1990, 4th round. Warren always seems to be the forgotten man in the pantheon of Seahawks running backs. That's a bit crazy, considering he ranks second all-time in yardage behind only the incredible Shaun Alexander. He made the Pro Bowl three straight seasons, from 1993 - 1995, and topped 1,00 yards rushing four consecutive seasons. Unfortunately, injuries took their toll, as they do on virtually all running backs. Probably those back-to-back 300+ carry seasons in '94 and '95 had something to do with that. Even more unfortunately for 12s, Warren played under the not-at-all lamented regimes of Tom Flores and Dennis Erickson. Could be we're all desperate to forget everything about those years. You deserved better, Mr. Warren.

RB: Chris Carson, 2017, 7th round. You know he'd be here, didn't you? In just five seasons, Carson hurdled his way to eighth all-time for yardage and sixth for touchdowns. When you consider that both his first and last seasons consisted of just four games each, his achievements are all the more remarkable. I think it's clear that this backfield would shred.