Is Charlie Whitehurst the Future Quarterback for Pete Carroll’s Seahawks?

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Seattle Seahawks have just pulled a questionable acquisition that is more like a move that Raiders owner Al Davis would have made with the trade for new backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst from the San Diego Chargers.
Moving down 20 spots in the second round of this year's draft and giving up a third round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, makes for a very bold move on the part of Head Coach Pete Carroll and the Seahawks.
Not only did they give up a lot in regards to draft picks, but they also signed Whitehurst to a new two-year $10 million contract.
In comparison, the Denver Broncos only gave up two future late round draft picks and Peyton Hillis for Brady Quinn.
In other words, the Broncos gave up next to nothing for a somewhat experienced starter, but Seattle gave up much more of an untested backup.
It is quite obvious that Carroll and the Seahawks' brass think that Whitehurst is their answer and possible future quarterback since current starter Matt Hassleb...

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