General manager John Schneider took to the podium this week and it now sounds like the media is finally getting the message that he's been stating consistently that Sherman isn't going anywhere unless the team gets the kind of value they want in return. Since Sherman hasn't been traded yet, it's safe to assume that hasn't and probably won't be happening. Marshawn Lynch apparently has a deadline to sign with the Raiders before the draft and the guys wonder what a true deadline for a Lynch signing really looks like. Other news items include the departure of Garry Gilliam and contract numbers for defensive lineman Dion Jordan.
Rob Staton of seahawksdraftblog.com returns to the Sea Hawkers Podcast to make a prediction of who the Seahawks will take with their first pick. Considering the Seahawks have done little to bolster their defensive line in the offseason, Rob thinks that the first pick would be the way to get help there and he has a pass rusher in mind that the team will like based on some unique characteristics. The guys also amuse themselves with the idea that the Seahawks have a chance to get another NFL Taco.
Check out Rob's recent article: Considering a trade-up scenario for the Seahawks
Following the discussion with Rob, Adam takes a look at the quarterbacks in the draft who he feels have the best chance for success at the professional level. Davis Webb from Cal made an official visit with the team recently and with the legal issues facing Trevone Boykin, could Webb be a quarterback the team looks at in the early rounds?
Dave Bloomquist checks in with a deep dive into the advanced analytics for NFL scheduling and looks at the Seahawks rest differential to see where they may be at a disadvantage compared to the rest of the league. From there, Brandan takes a run at a Wisconsin reporter for publishing information that the NFL is supposed to keep private and Adam sends a do better to some university researchers. Better at life nods go out to supporters of science and to Cliff Avril for living up to his 2016 title of Housing Commissioner.
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