With the draft finally around the corner, the Seattle Seahawks are slated to be one of the most active teams during the draft process. Seattle currently beholds the 5th and 20th overall selections in the first round. The first-round draft choices, if made correctly, can make Seattle into a contender soon. O break the franchise.
Seattle will have to do their in-depth insight on all the prospects. As the Seahawks' front office prepares for the wild ride the NFL draft always turns out to be, let us do our due diligence and look at potential selections for Seattle on draft night.
Due to the Russel Wilson trade last offseason, the Seahawks find themselves with the highest draft pick they’ve ever possessed. Even though this is Seattle’s highest draft pick in the John Schnieder era, Schnieder has made a reputation for trading back in the draft, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Seahawks get a deal they can’t refuse on draft night.
First-round targets for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2023 NFL draft
Undoubtedly, the Seahawks are positioned to come away from the draft significantly younger and more talented. As fans, all we can do is prepare for the rollercoaster that is the annual NFL draft. As Seahawks fans, it's increasingly difficult to do that.
The good news is, with the pool of talent in this year's draft, the Seahawks and the fanbase will have a remarkable Thursday night. With that being said, let us break down potential targets at number 5 and potential prospects if Seattle trades down.