Seattle Seahawks draft manifesto with a top 52 big board

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Top 52 Seahawks Big Board

This big board was created specifically for the Seattle Seahawks, with the massive four picks in the top 52 in mind. There are very few OT’s in this mock, as it is not a position of need, while the top 140 players on my board are loaded with trench players on both sides of the ball, as well as the best offensive weapons and defensive backs coming to the League.

1. Will Anderson Jr. - Edge

D'Eriq King, Will Anderson Jr.
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The best edge prospect in years. A B+ version of Von Miller, Anderson will be the best player on the defensive front by the end of year one.

2. CJ Stroud - QB

C.j. Stroud
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My comp for CJ is a ceiling of Joe Burrow and a floor of Dak Prescott. He's the safest QB in this draft and it's not even close. The most accurate passer to enter the draft since Burrow.

3. Anthony Richardson - QB

Anthony Richardson
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I've believed in Richardson more than anyone all year. The system and environment is vital to his success, but if you hit right, you're looking at the absolute best version of 2015 Can Newton on a consistent basis.

4. Jalen Carter - DT

Jalen Carter
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The biggest boom or bust player in the draft. If right, Jeffrey Simmons. If wrong, Malik McDowell 2.0.

5. Tyree Wilson - Edge

Tyree Wilson
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Raw, but physically the most impressive defensive prospect in the class. Incredible size and length, Wilson's versatility makes him an intruiging option at 5.

6. Devon Witherspoon - CB

Devon Witherspoon
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One of the more physical corners you'll see. A perfect zone coverage DB to pair with Woolen. Should smoothly translate to a safety in the back half of his career.