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Seahawks check plenty of boxes with nine selections in draft

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — A hallmark of past Seattle Seahawks drafts under the current regime was unpredictability. General manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll were always good for an occasional off-the-wall selection.

That's made what the Seahawks did with nine picks in this year’s draft that wrapped up on Saturday rather boring. There weren’t any impulsive, random picks. No players with future position changes or selections at spots that didn’t appear to be priorities.

It was a very structured and straightforward draft among the nine selections by the Seahawks that hit on a significant number of needs.