Hawks Playbook Podcast Episode 11 – Offensive Skill Positions Part 2

News and Notes This Week:

Rookie Mini Camp This past weekend: Players who stood out.

  1. Grayson 2. Jordan Roos LG 3. Kenny Lawler 4. Shaq Griffen 5. Malik McDowell

6. Pocic at RT

Other News: Seahawks Cut Skyler Howard and Brandon Cottom. Seahawks sign WR Speedy Noil and FB Kyle Coleman.

Eddie Lacy earns playing weight bonus for May.

Colin Kaepernick seems like a real possibility at QB 2.

Featured Segment: Position Breakdown

Wide Receiver

  • Doug Baldwin: Best Slot receiver in the game. 2 back to back 1,000-yard seasons.
  • Paul Richardson: Entering 4th season with Seattle after flashing last season to fill in for injured Tyler Lockett. Has earned the #3 WR spot entering camp. Can he stay healthy and hold it?
  • Tyler Lockett: Dynamic playmaker….but will he be the same after devastating broken leg? Looked like before injury he was running Safe on returns. Can be great #2 WR.
  • Jermaine Kearse: Kearse has made some great catches for the Seahawks….but no steady play to add balance to his effort. On the bubble this season.
  • Amara Darboh: Drafted out of Michigan. This could be the steal of the draft.
  • Tanner McEvoy: Big play type receiver. Can he build on last year’s performance?
  • Kenny Lawler: Drafted out of Cal in 2016. Has he improved his body in the offseason?
  • Kasen Williams: Perennial Practice Squad guy. U of W. This is it.
  • Cyril Greyson: 5’9” 179lbs / 4.33 Forty yd. dash. Grayson hasn’t played organized football since 2011, when he caught 28 passes for 731 yards as a senior at Archbishop Rummel High in Kenner, La. four-time NCAA champion on the outdoor and indoor 4×400 relay teams.
  • Jamel Johnson: Released by Seahawks this Tuesday
  • Rodney Smith: 6’5” 225 lbs/
  • David Moore: 6’1” 219lbs / 4.43 Forty time

Tight End

  • Jimmy Graham: 65 REC, 923 yrds, 6TD’s Pro Bowl
  • Luke Willson: Resigned to one-year deal
  • Nick Vanett: 3rd round pick in 2016
  • Chris Briggs: 6’5” 220 lbs???
  • Marcus Lucas: 6’4” 250lbs / 27 years old 4-year pro