2021 Draft Picks: All Seattle Seahawks picks from the NFL Draft

This is a team with multiple needs after losing some key starters in free agency, but they also gave up a lot to trade for Jamal Adams so they only managed to take three players this year.

They needed to find a CB who was capable of fighting for a starting job after losing Shaquill Griffin, while Russell Wilson also needed some added protection and weapons in the passing game.

It was always going to be a lean draft for Seattle after giving up the 1st rounder for Adams, but they do know something about finding a great receiver in the 2nd round:

Seattle Seahawks picks from the 2021 NFL Draft

256D’Wayne EskridgeWR
4137Tre BrownCB
6208Stone ForsytheOT

They’ll need Brown and Forsythe to step up and play a role straight away, but at least there can be some excitement over the 2nd round pick in D’Wayne Eskridge.

He wasn’t quite touted as a 1st round option but he was expected to be one of the better pick-ups in day 2, and the success of DK Metcalf from this round does set a precedent.

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It’s going to be an interesting season for Seattle as it does look like they’ve gotten weaker during this off-season, and it doesn’t look the QB is particularly happy with the current situation.

It’s hard to tell just how accurate some of the speculation about a Russell Wilson trade have been, but if he’s not properly protected this year and the team doesn’t make the playoffs then you can be sure the speculation will intensify.

Tom has a deep passion for soccer and has worked as a coach and a first-team scout alongside covering everything from the Champions League to Croatian non-league stories. He also loves the NFL and sees nothing wrong with staying up til 5am on a regular basis to watch it in the UK

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