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Seahawks 2017 Draft: Twitter reacts to Seattle drafting Malik McDowell

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After trading down three times in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks finally made their first pick. If you were expecting an offensive lineman or a cornerback, you’ll have to wait until pick #58, because the Seahawks opted for interior defensive line help by selecting Michigan State’s Malik McDowell with the 35th overall pick.

Related: Follow the entire 2017 NFL Draft through SB Nation’s special draft tracker

Interior pass rush was one of the needs the Seahawks had to address, and they were able to get one of the best available d-linemen on the board. McDowell didn’t impress at the combine and there were question marks about his effort on the field, but he’s definitely a talented player, and it’ll be interesting to see how he fits in Seattle’s defensive scheme moving forward.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the selection.

Related: 2017 NFL Draft Day 2 results

Remaining Seahawks draft picks:

Round 2: 58

Round 3: 90, 95, 102, 106

Round 4: 111

Round 5: n/a

Round 6: 187, 210

Round 7: 226, 249