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Ray Willis and Seattle's First Overall Pick in the NFL Draft

The free agent signing period is only hours away and while the Seahawks insist they're not big players, Seattle has never faced a bigger offseason.

Does Seattle re-sign Ray Willis?

Seattle either has no depth at offensive tackle or is outright down a man. There's needs and then there are needs so crystal not filling them is insanity. That's what Seattle faces if they let Willis walk. Walter Jones is on the mend after undergoing microfracture knee surgery. Sean Locklear ended the season on IR and has failed to start 11 games in the last three seasons because of injury. Kyle Williams wasn't outright embarrassed, but was bad enough that Seattle game planned to protect him.

If Willis walks, the team will be forced to add a starter capable offensive tackle. It's not going to find a better value on the open market than Willis. If Willis walks, expect Seattle to draft the best available offensive tackle at four.