Marquess Wilson and the NFL: Seattle Seahawks


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Dec. 16, 2012; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; A closeup view of a helmet worn by a Seattle Seahawks player before a game against the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Seahawks

Stacked Against the Pick:

A lot of receivers on this Seahawks roster. It’s just not a position of need anymore since the Hawks picked up Percy Harvin. That’s why Ben Obomanu was released.

To add to that, the Seahawks require a group of receivers who are unselfish in the ground game. Wilson didn’t really show a propensity for that in college.

The Perfect Storm:

Seattle has a plethora of receivers, but only two that are over 6’1″. Wilson’s length and athletic ability could make him an attractive target as the draft gets deeper, if for nothing but to add size to the corps. Even though he doesn’t have elite speed, he would give the Seahawks another option to stretch the field, and if Sydney Rice gets hurt again, it could be nice to have his size waiting on the sidelines or practice squad.

The best possible situation for Seattle would be for the Wilson to fall all the way off the Draft board and for the Seahawks to give him a look in free agency. While I don’t see them taking any receivers in the draft, I would think it hard to pass up at least a look at him as the 6th receiver with his athleticism.

Likelihood of Getting Drafted by Seahawks: