Mel Kiper's latest mock, Seahawks will go for QB Sam Bradford

Published on February 19, 2010 by     Seahawk Fanatic

BradfordSamActionSo here is the skinny on Sam Bradford’s possible Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. I personally don’t think Seattle would be dumb enoughto pick Bradford as i feel his stock has definitely sank to an all time low compared to last year when he was a top Draft pick.

He is just not a lead type QB in my opinion, and will not be that successful in the NFL.

And as we all know Mel Kiper is an absolute idiot when it comes to picking his draft picks, as in past years, he has always shown he makes the most stupid picks that never come to fruition on Draft day!!

Mel Kiper Jr. always tends to stir people’s emotions and the outspoken analyst surely will generate some discussion among Seattle Seahawks fans with his latest mock draft.

Kiper has Seattle selecting … (drum roll please) … quarterback Sam Bradford of Oklahoma with its No. 6 pick in the first round in his Mock Draft 2.0 version released Wednesday on ESPN.com.

Not many draftniks have foreseen the Seahawks going with a QB that high, even though many disgruntled fans are ready to find a replacement for Matt Hasselbeck in the wake of last season’s 5-11 finish.

I’m one who believes the quarterback was the least of Seattle’s problems last year, but I think we all can agree that the Seahawks will need a succession plan for Hasselbeck sooner or later.

The question being, is sooner the best option? And if so, is the Sooner the solution?

Bradford’s an intriguing case, the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner having played just two games this past season due to shoulder injuries. He would have been a very high draft pick — possibly No. 1 — had he not stayed in school last season and his availability at the top of the board this year will make a lot of teams stop and think, including the Seahawks.

Kiper’s work is only available to ESPN Insider subscribers so I won’t provide the link, but here are his thoughts on Bradford:

The bottom line on Bradford: This quarterback has 10-point accuracy and could very well have gone ahead of Matthew Stafford as the No. 1 pick last year. He will have a chance to prove to many scouts he’s still the elite prospect many believe him to be. It’s fair to doubt him, but his talent is unquestionable.

Kiper also has Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen going to the Redskins at No. 4, so Bradford would be the second signal-caller off the board.

The problem with picking Bradford is that Seattle has so many other pressing needs in its rebuilding efforts. In this scenario, Kiper has the Seahawks passing on Oklahoma State left tackle Russell Okung, for example.

He also doesn’t see Seattle taking a tackle with its second pick, instead going for USC defensive end Everson Griffen at No. 14.

Seattle could use help on its O-line, but Griffen fills a significant need for pass-rush help here. The Seahawks will take a serious value hit if they select an offensive tackle here with Okung and Davis already off the board. Griffen also has a great size-speed combination, ideal on the edge of a 4-3.

But Kiper has Oklahoma tackle Trent Williams going two spots later to the 49ers, talks about Idaho guard Mike Iupati as a Steve Hutchinson-type prospect to the Steelers at No. 18 and has Iowa tackle Bryan Bulaga — the kind of athletic lineman the Seahawks covet — falling to the Packers at No. 23.

That’s why I continue to say its quite likely Seattle will try to trade down with its second pick and still get an offensive lineman, as well as add an additional pick or two in the second-to-fourth round area.

But those top picks are indeed golden for a rebuilding team and Pete Carroll and company certainly will have some tough decisions to make … including whether the time is now to land a future franchise QB.

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