Is Charlie Whitehurst the Seattle Seahawks’ Next Matt Hasselbeck?

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Nine years ago, Mike Holmgren brought an inexperienced but promising backup quarterback from Green Bay to Seattle by swapping first-round picks and giving the Packers a third-rounder. 
That deal worked out quite well, as Matt Hasselbeck overcame a shaky first year to turn into a Pro Bowl and Super Bowl quarterback (and the Hawks got future All-Pro guard Steve Hutchinson in the swap from the 10th pick to the 17th).
Now another general manager newly arrived from Green Bay, John Schneider, has swung a similar deal to bring the son of a former Green Bay quarterback.
Time will tell whether Charlie Whitehurst (whose father, David Whitehurst, played with the Packers from 1977 to 1983) will turn into Seattle’s next Pro Bowl and Super Bowl quarterback, but coach Pete Carroll and Schneider obviously think he is worth a swap of second-round picks (dropping from 40th to 60th) and a 2011 third-rounder.
Basically, the Hawks gave up a second-round pick for him; that's...

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