Seattle Seahawks – Jimmy Graham
Why is he the pick?
This might surprise some people, but Graham has plenty to prove now that he is on the Seahawks. With Seattle, Graham will be asked to become a blocking tight end along with showing off his prolific receiving ability. When Graham was starring for the New Orleans Saints, he was mostly expected to register a high volume of catches with yards after the catch.
The Seahawks certainly look at Graham as a weapon first and foremost, but this is not Sean Payton’s offense. Graham is not going to catch 80 passes and score 12 touchowns. He is also about to play in bad weather and on a power football team. Can he adjust to the elements or is Graham going to be a massive disappointment?
What is at stake?
Seattle’s about to have a multi-dimensional offense. With this team, we all know the genesis of the offense is coming from running back Marshawn Lynch and quarterback Russell Wilson’s legs. Yet, if Seattle wants to stay atop the heap, it needs to feature a go-to receiver. Graham has the capability to be that player for the Seahawks, but can he step up?
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