Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com pens his annual Diamonds in the Rough, a top five list of players at each position that could be good values in the later rounds, which is a must-read heading into this year’s draft.
You’ll find some familiar names on Rang’s list, and some players you probably never heard of.
But one name jumped out for me – Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson. Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, also a Wisconsin product, attended Wilson’s pro day.
And despite the fact the Seahawks signed Matt Flynn, I think they still could look to select a developmental quarterback in the later rounds. Southern Mississippi quarterback Austin Davis is another name to keep in mind.
Michael Robinson of the Real Robinson Report offers the full interview with receiver Ricardo Lockette in the video below, who does his best Deion Sanders imitation. Lockette does not lack for confidence, and hopefully for the Seahawks that results in big plays this season.
Aaron Wilson of Scout.com reports that Seahawks free agent defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove visited Green Bay.
Charlie Casserly of the NFL Network has Seattle selecting Stanford guard David DeCastro in his latest mock draft.
Don Banks of Sports Illustrated also has the Seahawks selecting DeCastro at No. 12.
Mike Mayock of the NFL Network offers his top five positional rankings heading into this year’s draft at each position.
Former scout Greg Gabriel of writing for the National Football Post has an interesting take on play speed vs. timed speed, and also the different ways of timing 40-yard dashes.