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The question has been asked many times and debated quietly for the entirety of the offseason: should the Seattle Seahawks trade, or otherwise release, Jamal Adams? At the moment it seems our ‘Hawks are content with waiting for Adams to return to full strength. Regardless if a trade is imminent or not, the Seahawks and Clint Hurtt have been anticipating Adam’s presence in the defense. What would you do with Jamal Adams next year? The following year? Debate in the comments below.

Seahawks News

Jamal Adams: Trade Midseason? - Seaside Joe
Is this the year for Seahawks to move on? Geno Smith talks draft decisions. Seaside Joe 1510

New two-round mock draft: 20th April « Seahawks Draft Blog
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Seahawks Draft Profile: How 'most talented' OL Skoronski could fit Hawks - Seattle Sports
If the Seattle Seahawks don't go with a DL or QB with their first pick, Brock Huard thinks Northwestern OL Peter Skoronski could be in play.

Seattle Seahawks GM has learned lesson from drafting for need - Seattle Sports
"In general, we just do a much better job when we just pick the best player," Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider told Seattle Sports.

2023 Draft Preview: Will The Seahawks Find Their No. 3 Receiver In The Draft? -
A look at where the Seahawks stand at receiver heading into the 2023 NFL Draft, as well as draft analyst Rob Rang’s top-ranked prospects at that position.

Seattle Seahawks Announce Updates To Front Office Leadership -

Seattle Seahawks News: The official source of the latest Seahawks headlines, news, rosters transactions, injury updates, key matchups, and more

Seahawks draft notes: The Jalen Carter question, trade talks and injury updates - The Athletic
Pete Carroll and John Schneider are getting close to finalizing their board, but plenty of preparations for the draft remain.

Pete Carroll, John Schneider Relishing Chance to Pick Fifth Overall - Locked On Seattle Seahawks Podcast - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Making a top-five pick for the first time in 15 years, the Seattle Seahawks continue to tie up loose ends and with the NFL Draft only a week away, all options remain on the table, including trading down.

NFC West News

49ers Will Face a Future Dilemma With the General Manager Position - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Assistant general manager Adam Peters may be staying this year, but it is a dilemma the 49ers will face again in the future.

49ers draft: Ji’Ayir Brown represents the ideal succession plan at free safety - Niners Nation
The 49ers could find their long-term answer at free safety on day two.

Arizona Cardinals' Offseason Graded as One of Worst in NFL - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Bleacher Report did not think very highly of what the Arizona Cardinals have done thus far.

Red Rain Podcast: Will Fans and Sponsors Force Bidwill Out? Why Cardinals Roster Might Be Better than People Think - Revenge of the Birds
Cardinals fans and their sponsors have the power to force Michael Bidwill to relinquish his control of the organization. Are you willing to act?

Is Sean McVay good at hiring assistant coaches? - Turf Show Times
The Rams have made a lot of notable coaching hires, but maybe even more that are forgettable

'We're Hungry': Los Angeles Rams LB Ernest Jones Looking to Fill Bobby Wagner's Void - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Without inside linebacker Bobby Wagner, the Los Angeles Rams will need a big season from Ernest Jones.

Around The NFL

Matt Patricia leaves Patriots for NFC team - Larry Brown Sports
Matt Patricia has left the New England Patriots to join Nick Sirianni's staff with the Philadelphia Eagles as a defensive assistant

NFL Draft: Bryce Young's talent is worth the No. 1 pick, but are the Panthers willing to risk his height? - Yahoo Sports
Young is a good sport about questions over his size, and his tape is undeniably strong. The Panthers have a week to decide if it's worth the next few years of their franchise.

Cowboys announce they have exercised CeeDee Lamb's fifth-year option - ProFootballTalk
The Cowboys have made it official: They announced Thursday night they have exercised the fifth-year option on receiver CeeDee Lamb‘s contract.

NFL draft - Lions 'felt better about' Jalen Carter after visit -
Lions general manager Brad Holmes said Thursday he "felt better about" draft prospect Jalen Carter after the team's visit with the Georgia defensive tackle.

Why Bijan Robinson could break the NFL draft's running back bias -
The Texas star has broken through nearly every defense imaginable. Will the next one be the NFL's long-held reluctance to spend a top pick on his position?

NFL draft medical evaluations are critical -- and can start a slide -
Hendon Hooker is among the members of the 2023 draft class whose pre-draft medical evaluation will be heavily scrutinized.

Move the Sticks: Will Anderson Jr., what all 16 teams in NFC need to get accomplished in draft -
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks are back with a new episode of Move the Sticks.

How biometric data proved Vikings’ Justin Jefferson was a unicorn: ‘Holy … he is off the charts’ - The Athletic
Jefferson was the fifth receiver taken in the 2020 draft, but his former LSU trainer had a hunch — and a bunch of numbers to back it up.

2023 NFL Draft: Experts answer 10 key questions, including who goes No. 1, safest prospects, biggest red flags -
The NFL Draft is officially a week away from commencement