R.I.P. 2009

2009 didn’t do Seahawks fans any favors, did it? Welcome to 2010 everybody, a new year, a new decade, a new chance to rebuild a broken football team. It seems like a good time to look back, but I think we’ve been doing that enough. Let’s take a look forward, into the future, all the way into the year 2010 (April).

  • Rob Staton has completed his final Mock Draft of the old year. Like last year, Rob has the Seahawks going hard after an explosive offensive playmaker. They failed to grab Crabtree last year, and the offense has looked like a slow motion, tear-filled, train wreck. Will the new GM listen to everyone’s favorite British football fan?
  • WalterFootball has updated their Mock Draft on the final day of the year, and it’s good through three rounds (though, the Seahawks don’t have a third round pick, so your clicking is minimized). They’ve got the Seahawks grabbing OT Bruce Campbell with their first pick, that same explosive playmaker at 19, and DE Jason Pierre-Paul from USF with their second round pick.
  • Rob Rang has been one of the most astute observers of the Seahawks in the national media. He’s got the Hawks grabbing OT Russell Okung at 7 and swiping RB Ryan Matthews from Fresno State with Denver’s pick. This seems like a huge reach for Matthews. CBS Co-drafter-guy Chad Reuter has us taking Okung and, again, Mr. Explosive.
  • The folks over at NFL Draft Site have a seven round Mock up, but most of it is random. That’s okay, the first few rounds make sense, and might be what a lot of Hawk fans would consider a dream draft: QB Jimmy Clausen, OT Brian Bulaga (Iowa), RB Toby Gerhart. In the fourth, they’ve got us taking a Safety (Van Eskridge from East Carolina).