Among the 17 players the Seattle Seahawks invited for private visits or traveled to work out before the 2015 NFL Draft, there was a wide spread of positions, including four wide receivers and defensive linemen.
The Seattle Seahawks sent their first-round pick to the New Orleans Saints for TE Jimmy Graham, but with 11 overall picks in the 2015 NFL Draft, there is plenty left for the franchise to make a splash.
Seattle already spent its first-round pick in 2015 -- part of the package shipped to New Orleans in exchange for tight end Jimmy Graham -- but Seahawks general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll have done just fine in the middle rounds. With 11 picks to play with, don't rule out another impact player or three in 2015.
On Monday, the NFL awarded 13 teams a total of 32 compensatory picks for the 2015 NFL Draft. With four picks apiece, Kansas City, Seattle and Denver were the big winners, though the Super Bowl defending champion New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals also have reason to feel fortunate.
Taking snaps from under center, Baylor's Bryce Petty completed 69 of 77 passes on the day, impressing scouts and presumably the quarterback coaches of the Colts, Cowboys and Seahawks, each of whom a source says were among the big names on hand for the workout.
Since inheriting a 5-11 club in 2010, head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider have completely overhauled the roster, making roughly 900 roster transactions. Sure, the trade for Marshawn Lynch and free agent signing of Michael Bennett were big. The lifeblood of these Seahawks, however, is through the annual NFL draft.