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Century Links 4/29: Seattle Goes Big on Defense in Day 2 of NFL Draft, and other Seahawks News


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Once they start drafting, Seahawks go big on defense | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks used four of their first five picks in the 2017 NFL draft on defense.

Live Blog: NFL Draft Rounds 2/3 | Seahawks Draft Blog
I'll be posting live analysis on Seattle's picks.

Seattle Seahawks Select Michigan State Defensive End Malik McDowell With No. 35 Overall Pick In 2017 NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks used their first pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell.

Seattle Seahawks Select LSU Offensive Lineman Ethan Pocic With No. 58 Overall Pick In 2017 NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks used their second pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on LSU center Ethan Pocic.

Seattle Seahawks Select Central Florida Cornerback Shaquill Griffin With No. 90 Overall Pick In 2017 NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks used their third pick in the 2017 NFL Draft on Central Florida cornerback Shaquill Griffin.

Seattle Seahawks Select Michigan Safety Delano Hill With No. 95 Overall Pick In NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks selected Michigan safety Delano Hill with the No. 95 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Seahawks Select North Carolina Defensive Tackle Nazair Jones With No. 102 Overall Pick In 2017 NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks took North Carolina defensive tackle Nazair Jones with their fifth pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Seattle Seahawks Select Michigan Wide Receiver Amara Darboh With No. 106 Overall Pick In 2017 NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks selected speedy wide Amara Darboh with their final pick on Day 2 of the NFL Draft.

Russell Wilson And Ciara Announce Birth Of Daughter | Seattle Seahawks
Russell Wilson and Ciara welcomed daughter Sienna Princess Wilson to the world Friday night, coincidentally during the third-round of the NFL draft.

What John Schneider & Pete Carroll Said About The Six Players The Seahawks Selected On Day 2 Of The 2017 NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll discuss a busy second day of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Eagles “really confident” Sidney Jones will be same player after Achilles tear | ProFootballTalk
Cornerback Sidney Jones became a new member of the Eagles in the second round of the draft on Friday night, but it's still unknown when Jones will be able to get on the field for the team.

All but one undrafted player left the green room after Thursday night | ProFootballTalk
Remember when Geno Smith didn't get picked in the first round of the 2013 draft, declared he wasn't returning to the green room for the second night of the proceedings, but then did? That's a dynamic that has become glossed over now that the draft has become a road show.

Ryan Pace: Report that John Fox was in the dark is “so false” | ProFootballTalk
On Friday afternoon, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported that Bears G.M. Ryan Pace kept coach John Fox in the dark about the plan to get quarterback Mitchell Trubisky until only a few hours before the proceedings began. On Friday night, Pace disputed that notion.

Baltimore Ravens stop Tim Williams' slide at No. 78 -
Alabama pass rusher Tim Williams was once projected as a possible first-round pick, but he fell all the way to the Baltimore Ravens in the third round Friday night.

Niners add Iowa QB C.J. Beathard at No. 104 pick -
The first drafted quarterback of the John Lynch-Kyle Shanahan era is now official. The 49ers selected Iowa QB C.J. Beathard with the 104th pick late Friday night.

Patriots finally make a pick with Derek Rivers at No. 83 -
After entering the weekend without a first- or second-round selection, the Patriots traded down early in the third round to draft their first player defensive end Derek Rivers at No. 83.

Texans select home-state hero D'Onta Foreman -
The Texans have tabbed a Lone Star State hero as their next backfield horse. Houston selected Texas running back D'Onta Foreman with the No. 89 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Five questions heading into Day 3 of 2017 NFL Draft -
Not even half over, though, the 2017 NFL draft still has 146 players to be selected on Saturday. With that in mind, here are a handful of questions that will be answered in rounds four through seven: