Seattle Seahawks Linebacker Corps Filled with Questions

February 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This article will be hard for me to write. I live on the East coast and only was able to watch about three-quarters of the games this year and was forced to suffer through watching dots and listening to broadcasts via NFL network for the rest. That aside I feel as though there is one thing I learned watching the Hawks this season: the linebacking corps is a confusing bunch.
Let's start with Aaron Curry, the fourth overall pick in the draft, two years pro now. Has he lived up to his draft position? No, he has not. Is he a bust? Again, I say no, but I clarify it with an additional statement: not yet.
Curry had underperformed thus far and as far as draft picks go one has to wonder if we would have been smarter to pick Clay Matthews or Brian Orakpo (a personal favorite of mine) instead of Aaron Curry by trading down and also gathering more picks in that draft. It was a rebuilding year and a natural question is was it smart to attempt to strengthen what was considered our largest ...

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