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Seahawks must-haves

Darnell Washington

This is one of if not the greatest tight end draft class of all time. There's a path where three to four of them go in the top 40. I expect the Seahawks O-line to be better this year than last, but adding the best tight end blocker in over a decade would be massive for Kenneth Walker and the run game. His massive size makes him an intriguing YAC monster and a red zone target that Geno could really use. He'll probably be there at around pick 20, but not 37.

Lukas Van Ness

We talked about his raw abilities, and his youth. This is a guy where if things go south at pick #5, a trade back between 8-11 is a sweet spot to get the next Trey Hendrickson.

Kayshon Boutte

Boutte is looking at a massive slide, going from top 10 last fall to potentially the 70's-80's. Again, get this man a QB and a scheme that allows him to show his athleticism, and you'll get a poor man's Deebo Samuel. Look for Seattle to trade up to get him around the early 3rd round.

Demarvion Overshown

A former DB turned LB at Texas, Overshown is an athletic mismatch for offenses. He plays the run well despite a smaller than average LB frame, but his quickness is something the Seahawks haven't seen from that position since prime Bobby. Missed on an edge guy in the first two rounds? Overshown can be a sack hunting LB in the early 100's picks.

Roschon Johnson

Overshown's teammates and the forgotten Robin to Bijan Robinson's Batman, Roschon Johnson will have a better NFL career than college. At 6ft 225 lbs, Roschon is a powerful back that is fresh, has the measurables that are similar to Chris Carson and would be the thunder to KW9's lightning. I think he's a must-have if still available at pick 123.