Under new offensive coordinator Shane Waldron, they'll likely roll with two tight end looks on a regular basis and aim to take advantage of the middle of the field more. In a Rams-like scheme such as this one, which heavily relies upon the success of play-action, capable 'move' tight ends are integral to the operation. Looking towards the latter half of the draft, Michigan's Nick Eubanks fits the mold and could be a nice long-term investment for the Seahawks.
There’s the pick-six he had to tie the game against Houston in 2013, the season the Seahawks won the Super Bowl. There’s also the interception in practice he had on Russell Wilson, after which he reportedly told the quarterback “you (expletive) suck. Future Hall of Fame cornerback Richard Sherman is a Seattle legend who will never have to buy his own drink in this town.
Hyder had 8.5 sacks last season. But, the Seahawks had to part ways with standout defensive tackle Jarran Reed in order to make salary cap room to re-sign Dunlap. Reed is now with the Kansas City Chiefs.