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Roundtable: The Best Draft In Seahawks History

Today and Sunday are the last two days I'm really strapped for time before the NFL Draft. It's been a hairy week, so sorry if the posts have been less substantial than usual. Unfortunately, today I'm very short on time. So, here's my idea. Let's have an open discussion on the best Seahawks draft of all time. The ancillary discussion could be this: with more and more teams attempting to trade down, might Seattle want to trade up? A player like Glenn Dorsey or Sedrick Ellis could be available at 7, New England's pick. New England is known to want to trade down. It might take this and next year's 1st round pick, but I think you'll see two of Seattle's best drafts involved trading down. Grabbing Walter Jones and Lofa Tatupu cost Seattle depth, but both have become irreplaceable fixtures on their respective units. It'll be a longtime before a Glenn Dorsey is available at the Hawks' natural pick. The pick will be expensive, something to the tune of 6 years, $40 million, 17 million guaranteed (last year's #7 Adrian Peterson's contract). But, in a position to make a title push, and not in need of depth, one could argue Seattle's in the perfect place to grab that elite talent, that final piece that makes a good unit great. Anyway, as Linda Richman would say "Discuss"--though I always thought that sketch represented the worst elements of SNL.

Greatest Hawks drafts off all time after the jump. Here's a list of every Seahawks draft of all time.

1 26 Chris Spencer C Mississippi
2 45 Lofa Tatupu MLB USC
3 85 David Greene QB Georgia
3 98 Leroy Hill OLB Clemson
4 105 Ray Willis T Florida State
5 159 Jeb Huckeba DE Arkansas
6 196 Tony Jackson RB Iowa
7 235 Cornelius Wortham LB Alabama
7 254 Doug Nienhuis G Oregon State

1 3 Shawn Springs CB Ohio State
1 6 Walter Jones T Florida State
5 142 Eric Stokes DB Nebraska
6 174 Itula Mili TE Brigham Young
7 211 Carlos Jones -- Miami (Fla.)

1 8 Sam Adams DE Texas A&M
2 36 Kevin Mawae G Louisiana State (excelled with the Jets)
3 73 Lamar Smith RB Houston
4 110 Larry Whigham DB Louisiana-Monroe
7 202 Carlester Crumpler TE East Carolina

1 3 Cortez Kennedy DT Miami (Fla.)
2 29 Terry Wooden LB Syracuse
2 34 Robert Blackmon DB Baylor
4 89 Chris Warren RB Ferrum
5 119 Eric Hayes DT Florida State
6 146 Ned Bolcar LB Notre Dame
7 175 Bob Kula -- Michigan State
8 202 Bill Hitchcock T Purdue
10 257 Robert Morris -- Valdosta State
11 286 Daryl Reed DB Oregon
12 312 John Gromos -- Vanderbilt