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Texas A & M quarterback Ryan Tannehill could be an intriguing option in the second round.
It's no secret the Seattle Seahawks are a bit behind in terms of grooming their next starter at quarterback.
Tim Ruskell drafted only two during his tenure as GM (David Greene, a third-round pick in 2005; Mike Teel, a sixth-round pick in 2009) and neither could have been considered anything but "projects." Even as Matt Hasselbeck's durability behind a decrepit offensive line came into question in recent years, the Seahawks have inexplicably not chosen a successor.
Last season, Pete Carroll and John Schneider missed on Andy Dalton (after being beaten out for Jake Locker by the Tennessee Titans, a player the Seahawks were reputedly very high on). They cannot afford to miss on the quarterback of the future this offseason, even if they have to trade up in the draft to do it.
That's becoming more and more likely as the 'Hawks gain confidence and victories each week—something that will remove them from the right draft position to select someone like Andrew Luck, Matt Barkley or Landry Jones.
Later considerations might be given to exceptional players like Robert Griffin III in the first round, or Ryan Tannehill or Nick Foles in the second round.
The Seahawks must hit on this pick, or the rebuilding effort is over.