The Seattle Seahawks are arguably a Super Bowl contender this season, which means that there is talent at every position. Therefore, rookies won't be playing a major role this year, right?
We will see. Football is unpredictable.
Every team has a rookie minicamp, and the Seahawks are no different. The Super Bowl isn't in the bag just yet, and titles are won when teams get contributions from everyone. That includes the grizzled veteran and the surprising seventh-round pick.
In the NFL, depth matters, and this year's rookies can very quickly be major components of sustained success.
Seattle has some intriguing picks, and while a number of them may not make the team, this is where quality scouting can really become evident. Now we find out whether John Schneider and Pete Carroll were able to work a little magic yet again.
Obviously, rookie camp is just the beginning, and there may be a number of questions that will not be answered until later in the summer. However, here are the five biggest takeaways from the Seattle Seahawks' rookie minicamp.