The 3 Biggest Seahawks Team Needs For The 2017 NFL Draft

The NFL offseason is in full swing for the Seattle Seahawks. The team wasn't super active in free agency, but did make a few additions. The Seahawks have a strong roster (outside of the offensive line), but still have a few needs to address. With the NFL draft less than a month away, it's time to take a look at the top three Seahawks team needs. 

Although fans might want a new coach, general manager, owner or whatever, only positional needs are detailed here. Needs already addressed via free agency (like signing RB Eddie Lacy) are not included. With all that in mind, here are the 3 biggest Seahawks team needs for the 2017 NFL Draft.

3. Defensive Tackle
Jarran Reed is one-long term piece, but another is needed. Ahtyba Rubin will turn 31 this offseason and wasn't great for the Seahawks last year. The rest of the roster is unproven. Another disruptive option might be the best fit, although Seattle does like to move Michael Bennett inside on third downs. It's not a great tackle class, but there are players who can contribute for the Seahawks early. 

2. Cornerback
DeShawn Shead is coming off a torn ACL and might not be ready to play next year. That leaves the Seahawks thin at the position, even if Jeremy Lane improves his play. It's a loaded corner class, with several corners who fit the Seahawks' preferred mold. Washington's Kevin King is a perfect match, checking it at 6-foot-3. He'd be an ideal round two pick, although could be gone before that. 

1. Offensive Line
This isn't a surprise, right? The Seahawks have options at the position, but they aren't exactly reliable options. Heck, Seattle is on the verge of starting Luke Joeckel at left tackle, a role he failed at with the Jaguars. So we're grouping offensive tackle and guard together, because the Seahawks just need to add more talent. Add another talented player and figure out where he starts in training camp. Tackle makes the most sense given the current roster construction and the Seahawks would love it if one of the top three tackles (Ryan Ramczyk, Cam Robinson or Garett Bolles are on the board). If not, Seattle might have to look elsewhere in round one. 

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