Brandon Marshall to Seattle Seahawks? One Good Turn Deserves Another

March 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos’ Brandon Marshall is scheduled to meet with the Seattle Seahawks today, including former Broncos coach Jeremy Bates.  Despite fears of off the field behaviors becoming an issue, there are many benefits to Marshall signing with Seattle.

Marshall is tendered with a first round draft pick.  Not a problem for the Seahawks, who have two first round draft picks and can easily use their 14th overall to effectively fill their most pressing need (left tackle).

The Seahawks’ receiving corp is deep—leftover from a plague of injuries in 2008—but aging.  The loss of Nate Burleson to the Detroit Lions is noteworthy merely related to four years of unmet expectations, but not detrimental (if he were vital to the team’s success the Seahawks would have tagged him as a franchise player). 

Still, having one less receiver on the roster is likely to have re-distributed the Seahawks’ priorities.  Garnering a quick, able replacement—indeed, upg...

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