The Seattle Seahawks have completed another NFL draft. Yet again, they have made a few selections that were not necessarily expected. Needs were addressed, though perhaps not in the order that was predicted.
Of course, John Schneider and Pete Carroll have put together a winner over the last few years. With that success comes a bit more leniency in the grading department. As you watched the draft process on television, you couldn’t help but feel like the commentators were giving Seattle the benefit of the doubt with some of the selections.
Realistically, draft grades should really be given out two to three years after the draft in question. After all, there are so many players that may or may not pan out when they finally hit the field.
There is a reason that people talk about first-round busts and late-round steals. Nevertheless, the grades are out and the speculation has begun.
Here are a few grades from around the Internet on the Seattle Seahawks' 2013 draft.