State of the Seattle Seahawks

April 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A week before the draft, coach Pete Carroll said the Seahawks’ roster did not have much depth or competition among positions, particularly in the secondary and on both lines. Of course, the Seahawks had intentionally thinned the ranks by parting with players they felt didn’t fit their schemes -- safety Deon Grant, defensive end Darryl Tapp and guard Rob Sims. But the Seahawks have since replaced all of those guys, plus departed receiver Nate Burleson and retiring left tackle Walter Jones. So, as the Seahawks conduct their first post-draft minicamp under Carroll, the roster is certainly better than it was when the team convened for the first minicamp three weeks ago. Safety was particularly weak, with only Jordan Babineaux and Jamar Adams on the roster, so the Seahawks added Earl Thomas in the first round and Kam Chancellor in the fifth. On the line, the Hawks signed Ben Hamilton to replace Sims and drafted Russell Okung to follow in the rather large (and quick)...

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