Even before the Seattle Seahawks season had ended, we at Field Gulls have been talking about draft prospects throughout the process of the Senior Bowl, NFL Combine and leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft this week, April 23-25.
If you’d like to go back and catch up on everything produced on the Field Gulls Podcast since January, here’s a recap of the episodes and a place to listen and catch up. You can also subscribe through your favorite podcast listening app and download our back catalog.
Check out the latest show with EJ Snyder, Senior Draft Analyst at Windy City Gridiron, as we discuss potential impact players in all seven rounds of the draft.
Now on to the back catalog, starting with:
Interview with Jim Nagy, Senior Bowl executive director and former Seahawks scout (12/31/19)
Jim Nagy, Executive Director of the Senior Bowl and former scout for the Seattle Seahawks, joins the podcast to look ahead to the Senior Bowl on January 25, 2020. Nagy talked about what to look for in some of the drills particularly between the offensive and defensive line and recalled a story about L.J. Collier barking at Tom Cable during last year’s drills.
Exploring draft prospects from LSU and Clemson following the National Championship (1/15/20)
Rob Staton of Seahawks Draft Blog joins the show and explains why he thinks Rashard Lawrence for LSU could be a player on the defensive line who could be an immediate contributor and why edge rusher K’Lavon Chaisson doesn’t fit Seattle’s needs.
Prospects from Senior Bowl week to watch for the Seahawks (1/25/20)
Rob Staton of Seahawks Draft Blog discusses workouts from the Senior Bowl and his favorite prospect of the week for the Seahawks. Logan Stenberg, a guard for Kentucky, is a player who fits well into what the Seahawks like to see from an offensive lineman. He explains why he likes Stenberg over Josh Jones who has been getting a lot of interest this week. In addition to the offensive line, we discuss edge rushers as well as wide receivers.
Takeaways from Senior Bowl week (1/27/20)
EJ Snyder of Windy City Gridiron, the Bears community on SB Nation, was in Mobile, Alabama, to scout players at the Senior Bowl and has some evaluations to share from the week of practice. At guard Logan Stenberg of Kentucky, a player Rob Staton spoke about glowingly in the previous episode, played well during the game and was someone who EJ had an interaction with during the week. Some of Stenberg’s biggest strengths show up on tape and weren’t something he could effectively showcase at the Senior Bowl.
Seahawks 2020 mock draft roundup (2/10/20)
Mock draft season has begun. Rob Staton of Seahawks Draft Blog joins the show to look around at various media outlets to see react to who they have projected to the Seattle Seahawks. Among the players discussed through the first two rounds are DE Julian Okwara of Notre Dame, TE Adam Trautman of Dayton, and CB Bryce Hall of Virgina. With the Seahawks need to add pass rushers, DE K’Lavon Chaisson of LSU and DE Terrell Lewis of Alabama are some popular picks projected to Seattle. We discuss why safety Grant Delpit could be available and what it would take for the Seahawks to make a move for him at the end of the first round.
Tracking the Seahawks interest in NFL Combine prospects (3/2/20)
Each year at the NFL Scouting Combine the teams have the opportunity to get a sense of a player’s athletic traits as they run drills throughout the weekend, but maybe even more importantly they get a chance to talk to the players in formal interviews as well as informally during the week. Corbin Smith of Locked on Seahawks was at the combine and had a chance to ask some of the players if they had met with Seattle and he ended up with a list of about a dozen names. He joins the show to discuss his thoughts on those players and some of his thoughts on the draft class overall.
A look at Alistair Corp’s Seahawks Draft Board (3/4/20)
After discussing free agency, Alistair Corp of Field Gulls talked about the release of his Seahawks draft board. We take a look at a few of the names among the 130+ players Seattle is most likely to consider.
Drafting offensive line: Who will be left when the Seahawks use their first pick (3/7/20)
EJ Snyder, Senior Draft Analyst at Windy City Gridiron, joins the show to talk about the NFL Combine For the players who flashed first-round potential, who is going to be left when it comes time for the Seahawks to pick? Who are some of the players who the Seahawks should consider knowing that they lean toward players who demonstrate elite speed? Tune in to the episode for discussions around possible running backs, tight ends and defensive line.
Samuel Gold of the Athletic talks Seahawks draft targets (4/6/20)
Samuel Gold of the Athletic joins the podcast to talk about his evaluation of a handful of 2020 NFL Draft prospects for the Seahawks. We discuss prospects on the offensive line, defensive line and what it would take for them to break the trend of waiting until the third round or later for a cornerback.
Four Late-round CB prospects Seahawks (4/10/20)
In the second half of the episode, Alistair Corp of Field Gulls talks about four late-round cornerbacks who fit what the Seahawks need and have the kind of upside that would be worth taking a chance on into Day 3 of the draft. We also talk about a potential safety to cornerback convert considering Tre Flowers was selected in a draft year that was limited on the number of players who met their ideal physical traits.
Seahawks draft prospects on the offensive tackle and at tight end (4/13/20)
Alistair Corp is back to talk about a potential starter on Day 1 to a developmental prospect with ties to the Seahawks. Even with four tight ends on the roster and a weak tight end class, there are still players who could make sense for the Seahawks particularly on the second and third days. We discuss one player in particular on Day 3 who could help Pete Carroll consolidate the fullback position.
A Seahawks 7-round Mock Draft: Trading out of the 1st and securing Mr. Irrelevant (4/15/20)
Nathan Santo of the Seahawks Nest Podcast joins the show to run through a seven-round mock draft. We talk about some of the top needs for Seattle and how Pete Carroll and John Schneider may approach this draft. We start the mock draft by trading out of the first pick with the New York Giants, which allows Seattle to add another top 100 pick as well as Mr. Irrelevant. Ultimately, our mock draft comes away with the Seahawks selecting two interior defensive linemen, an edge rusher, an offensive tackle, two wide receivers, a tight end and a running back.
NFL Draft preview: Alabama insider talks draft fits for the Seahawks (4/17/20)
Brent Taylor, editor of Roll Bama Roll, joins the podcast to discuss players from the Crimson Tide. Six players from the Alabama Crimson Tide are consistently anticipated to go in the first round and four expected to go in the top half of the first round. We discuss Terrell Lewis, Anfernee Jennings and Raekwon Davis as possible players on the defensive line. We also look at defensive backs Xavier McKinney, Trevon Diggs and Jared Mayden. Finally, we discuss one offensive lineman, not Jedrick Wills, who could make sense for the Seahawks.
SEC prospects for the Seahawks to consider on all three days of the NFL Draft (4/20/20)
Brent Taylor of Roll Bama Roll returns to the show to talk SEC prospects. On the defensive side of the ball, the discussion is mostly on the defensive line. We also talk about some potential weapons for Russell Wilson at wide receiver. We also talk about one first round offensive lineman who could be on the board. Finally, three mid-to-late round running back prospects who the Seahawks could have their eye on come Saturday.
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