Seattle could play throw and catch with these cats
TE: Will Dissly, 2018, 4th round. Yes, over Itula Mili and Techno Thursday Luke Willson. I know this violates the precept of not considering a player until his career is finished, but I just have to go with Uncle Will here. Mili was a terrific player to be sure, but he split a lot of snaps with Jerramy Stephens. That's bound to happen when you're sharing the field with the only tight end Seattle ever spent a first-round pick, true. But Dissly has held back the challenge of multiple teammates, from Ed Dickson and Nick Vannett as a rookie to Noah Fant last season. What's not to love about a guy who blocks like a left tackle and catches over 80 percent of his targets? Dissly has a real shot at becoming the Seahawks' best tight end ever when he finally hangs up his cleats.
WR: David Moore, 2017, 7th round. Ah yes, the seventh-round twins of '17. Chris Carson certainly had the better career, but it's hard to overstate the impact Moore had on the Seahawks, considering 225 players were taken before him. Relegated to just nine snaps in Seattle final game of his rookie season, Moore punched through with 26 catches and five scores in 2018. He showed more consistency in 2020, catching almost 75 percent of his targets. Unfortunately, he was a victim of the financial numbers game the following season. 13 career touchdowns for a seventh-round pick is a pretty decent legacy, though. Man, he was fun to watch.
WR: Ben Obomanu, 2006, 7th round. Unlike Moore, the Hawks gave the Auburn product plenty of chances as a rookie. He saw his first action in week four, and by week six would be targeted 10 times versus the Saints. He only came up with four catches, but one was for his first NFL touchdown. The Hawks wouldn't put him in the starting lineup until 2010, when he brought down 30 balls for 494 yards and four touchdowns. Obomanu played 66 of his 69 career games for Seattle, delivering 87 catches and seven scores for the faithful.
Surveying the team, the Hawks loaded up at running back but were pretty thin at wide receiver. The line is decent, and I maintain that Seneca Wallace could be much more successful in today's game. This squad might not blow out many teams, but paired with the defense the final draft day would bring, they'd surprise a lot of teams.