A closer look at the areas the Seattle Seahawks could address in the draft. We'll get started Monday with a look at the wide receivers. They are scheduled to work out Saturday in Indianapolis.
Position of need: Wide receiver. The Seahawks may have found something at the Super Bowl in the amazing performance of Chris Matthews (6-5, 220), but it's likely they still look for a receiver early in the draft, especially with 2014 rookie Paul Richardson going through an ACL rehab.
Three players the Seahawks could target in the draft:
Sammie Coates (WR), Auburn: He's a legitimate deep threat with good size (6-2, 215). Coates is known for his ability to get the jump on corners off the line of scrimmage when they try to challenge him in press coverage. His athleticism is off the charts, but he did drop balls he should have caught in the college career.
Jaelen Strong (WR), Arizona State: His last name definitely fits. Strong can catch the ball in traffic and outmuscle defenders for it. At 6-3, 212, he's tough and physical. He caught 82 passes for 1,165 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2014 for the Sun Devils. But he needs to run well at the combine. His speed is so-so at 4.55.
Phillip Dorsett (WR), Miami: This is who ESPN's Mel Kiper had the Seahawks taking in his Mock 2.0 draft last week. Dorsett may be the fastest player in this year's draft with legitimate 4.3 speed, but he's small (5-9 1/2, 185). The Seahawks have their share of small receivers, but Dorsett is explosive and can get separation.