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Pre-Snap Reads 4/19: Brock Huard’s bold trade idea for the Seahawks to get Will Anderson


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Welcome! The Seattle Seahawks are eight days away from being on the clock with the fifth overall pick of the 2023 NFL Draft. Will they stand pat? Will they trade down? Will they trade up? Brock Huard’s got a pretty big suggestion he’s floated out there, and it involves Alabama pass rushing standout Will Anderson. Give us your thoughts in the comments below.


Seattle Seahawks News

Why Huard would trade 5 and 20 to get Will Anderson to Seahawks - Seattle Sports
If it meant securing Alabama edge rusher Will Anderson, Brock Huard would trade picks No. 5 and 20 if he were the Seattle Seahawks.

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Bumpus: How Nwosu can 'transform' the Seahawks' defense in 2023 - Seattle Sports
Michael Bumpus thinks a big season from outside linebacker Uchenna Nwosu could drastically alter the Seattle Seahawks' defense in 2023.

Rost: Seattle Seahawks' best picks by round under Schneider and Carroll - Seattle Sports
With the 2023 NFL Draft next week, Stacy Rost reflects on the Seattle Seahawks' best picks – and some bad ones – since 2010.

Rob Rang’s Draft Preview: Defense-Only 7-Round Seahawks Mock Draft
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Seahawks Fans answer draft questions: "Get Carter"
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NFC West News

49ers could use 2023 NFL Draft to fill important needs for 2024 season - NBC Sports Bay Area
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NFL draft prospects: Maryland K Chad Ryland works out for 49ers
The 49ers held a private workout with kicker Chad Ryland ahead of the NFL draft.

Silicon Valley councilman defers plea on 49ers report leak | AP News
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Steelers finalizing trade to acquire Rams WR Allen Robinson
Allen Robinson's time in Los Angeles looks to be over after roughly one year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are working to finalize a trade to acquire the veteran wide receiver from the Rams, NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero reported on Tuesday, per sources.

Fmr. Cardinals exec. predicts owner's time will soon end |
In texts to Doug Franz, Terry McDonough goes into detail on his arbitration filing against the Cardinals and makes a major prediction about Michael Bidwill

Around the NFL

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Scott Fitterer on Bryce Young's size: It doesn't seem to be an issue - ProFootballTalk

Source - Chiefs add Blaine Gabbert to back up Patrick Mahomes
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Patriots OC Bill O'Brien - QB Mac Jones has clean slate
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How the Ravens' $15M deal with OBJ made team history - Baltimore Ravens- ESPN
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Browns' Myles Garrett 'retired' from Pro Bowl after toe injury
Browns defensive end Myles Garrett said the toe he injured during the Pro Bowl Games is still bothering him and he is now "retired" from the event.

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Sifting through Next Brock Purdy types such as Tanner McKee, Aidan O'Connell, Dorian Thompson-Robinson, and more.

Michael Mayer Leads 2023 Travis Scores | Football Outsiders
It's a strong year for tight ends, and Michael Mayer edges out Dalton Kincaid on top of our projections.

Bills QB Josh Allen admits he'll need 'to adapt and change' his playing style: 'Get down, slide and live to fight another down'
The soon-to-be-27-year-old Bills QB Josh Allen admitted that he’ll likely have to soften his hard-charging playing style as he enters his sixth NFL season.

Damar Hamlin: Last year's event was life-changing, but not the end of my story - ProFootballTalk

Seattle Sea Dragons defensive end Chris Smith dead at 31 – KIRO 7 News Seattle
Smith played for the XFL’s Seattle Sea Dragons this season. He previously spent eight seasons in the NFL with Jacksonville, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Las Vegas and Houston.