With a little over two weeks until this year’s draft, we take a quick spin around some of the mock drafts around the country to see who they have the Seattle Seahawks selecting in the first round.
ESPN’s Mel Kiper has Seattle selecting North Carolina DE Quinton Coples in the first round at No. 12, and Oklahoma linebacker Ronnell Lewis at No. 43 in the second round. You must be an ESPN insider to view this.
Russ Lande of the Sporting News also has Seattle selecting Coples.
Everyone listed here from the NFL Network has Seattle selecting Luke Kuechly at No. 12 – except for Charlie Davis, who has the Seahawks selecting Memphis DT Dontari Poe.
Scouting service Ourlads.com has Seattle selecting Clemson edge rusher Andre Branch.
Evan Silva of ProFootballTalk.com has Seattle selecting South Carolina cornerback Stephon Gilmore.
Matt Bowen of the National Football Post breaks down Stanford TE Coby Fleener working as the Tiger in a two tight end formation, which is likely the way Seattle would use Fleener if they drafted him.
Mike Sando of ESPN takes a closer look at what teams in the NFC West would be interested in Fleener, and where they sit in terms of draft position to get him.
Steve Kelly of the Seattle Times writes about former Seahawks Joe Tafoya and Kerry Carter, who have created mobile apps for athletes to interact easier with fans.
Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times travels to Montana to get an up-close look at the latest mishaps of ex-NFL player Ryan Leaf.
Rob Rang of CBS Sports takes a look at some big names returning to Indianapolis for medical re-checks, including Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill, Stanford tight end Coby Fleener and Alabama running back Trent Richardson.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspension on the Saints’ Bounty scandal despite head coach Sean Payton’s appeal.
Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports writes that filmmaker Sean Pamphilon says he did not violate a legal agreement with former New Orleans football player Steve Gleason by releasing an audio tape of former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’ pregame locker room speech.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated says he’s conflicted on Pamphillin releasing the audio from Gregg Williams’ pre-game locker room speech, but ultimately believes he had a moral obligation to respect Gleason’s wishes and not release the audio tape.http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/peter_king/04/08/mmqb/1.html