5 worst Seattle Seahawks draft picks under Pete Carroll and John Schneider

While Pete Carroll and John Schneider have had some excellent drafts, they also whiffed on these five players.
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No. 4 - Seattle Seahawks safety Marquise Blair (2019)

Blair had one thing in common with Penny: He couldn't stay healthy. I guess maybe make that two things in common with the running back: Blair also flashed potential in extremely limited reps. But his injury history was something that Seattle simply had to move on from and he was a surprise release before Week 1 of last season.

Blair was chosen in the second-round of the 2019 and 47th overall. That kind of selection should mean the player is going to work out to some degree. Blair was a punishing tackler and had some speed, though he sometimes took too many chances when he went to tackle someone. He never seemed to learn the difference between tackling aggressively and tackling aggressively using the proper technique.

In his rookie season of 2019, Blair actually started three games and in Week 8 of the season he was in on 11 tackles and forced a fumble in Seattle's 27-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The following week, however, Blair found himself out of good position in coverage and Seattle's secondary was abused in a 40-34 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That would be the last time Blair would ever start in the NFL.

Over the course of the next two years, Blair only played in eight games for Seattle. He did manage to record 2 passes defended and a tackle for loss, but Seattle just didn't seem to trust him with more repsonsibility. Maybe he wasn't open to taking direction very well, but Pete Carroll and his coaching staff just seemed to sour on the former second-round pick.