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Saturday, April 25, 2009
Seattle picks up 2010 first-rounder from Denver

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

RENTON, Wash. -- Hmmm. The Seahawks just shipped the 37th overall choice in the draft to the Broncos for Denver's first-round choice in 2010.

Adding a first-round choice next year is terrific. But to bail on a second-round choice in a draft perceived to have great value in that round? Seattle landed tight end John Carlson in the second round a year ago. It's tough to pass on a player of that caliber.

We'll find out from Seahawks president Tim Ruskell what Seattle was thinking and what the risks and rewards might have been.