Seahawks DC Dan Quinn joined the Brock and Danny show this morning on 710ESPN Seattle, and had some interesting things to say regarding Seattle's NFL Draft evaluation methods, and touched on Bruce Irvin and Jordan Hill's respective roles going forward.
On Irvin and his potential move back to the LEO defensive end spot, for which he was ostensibly drafted:
"I think he's really in the right spot. Our SAM and our LEO are so closely connected in terms of the way that we play them, and he's got all the stuff we look for in an outside backer. Speed, length, he can set the edge, he can rush. So, I thought for his first time playing linebacker, he did a terrific job, and you know that it's only going to get better from here, so we feel like he's in the right spot, and we couldn't be more excited to see how far we can take him."
On Jordan Hill, Seattle's third round pick from 2013, who battled injuries this year and struggled to see the field:
"I think the thing that sets him apart for us is his movement. For a big guy, he's got good feet, and we're hoping that he can develop as an inside pass rusher. As you know, that's one of the things that's hardest to find, you know, those pass rushers that are bigger guys that can play inside over the top of a guard, so, that's the role that we hope he'll develop into, and that's going to be a big emphasis for him this offseason."