With two days remaining until the 2019 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks pulled off a monster deal, trading away franchise defensive end Frank Clark to the Kansas City Chiefs. Clark, who the team had placed a franchise tag on, will head to Kansas City for a bounty, as the Seahawks now have the Chiefs first round pick in 2019, a 2019 third round swap, and a second round pick in 2020.
Sitting at No. 29, the Seahawks could add a solid edge rusher like Jaylon Ferguson, or they could choose to continue to add to their secondary. After selecting Greedy Williams to be their slot corner at No. 21, Seattle dips into the safety position, selecting Jonathan Abram from Mississippi State.
Abram and Nasir Adderley are the two best safeties in this draft class, and with Earl Thomas gone, Seattle has to improve at the position. He is a guy who could step right in and fill the shoes left by Thomas, and while he may not be a Pro Bowl player right away, he is a guy who should be a solid safety in this league for years to come.
It has certainly been an interesting offseason for the Seahawks, who locked up quarterback Russell Wilson one week, and said goodbye to their best defensive player the next. They came out of nowhere to earn a playoff spot last season, and you have to think that they will be right back in the mix in 2019.