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What will Seahawks' options be with the No. 26 pick?

With the NFL draft a little more than a month away, here's a roundup of mock projections for the Seattle Seahawks with the 26th pick in the first round.

In case you missed it, ESPN's Todd McShay has them going with Alabama defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson in the first and Alabama running back Derrick Henry in the second.

Chris Burke of SI.com has the Seahawks going with Houston CB William Jackson at No. 26: A 6-foot cornerback with length and a sub-4.4 40 time. In other words, don't be stunned if Jackson winds up leapfrogging Vernon Hargreaves III and/or Mackensie Alexander come Round 1. He can be the starter Seattle needs opposite Richard Sherman, with Jeremy Lane returning to tackle the slot.


Charles Davis of NFL.com mocks UCLA nose tackle Kenny Clark to the Seahawks:

Coach Pete Carroll does not mind using his big guys both inside and at DE in 3-4 schemes. The loss of Brandon Mebane is eased with this selection and some work in free agency.


Will Brinson of CBSSports.com has the Seahawks taking Henry in the first round:

Pete Carroll from the top rope! Pete Carroll from the top rope!!! The Seahawks blow the draft wide open by taking a powerful running back to replace Marshawn Lynch. Thomas Rawls fantasy owners cringe, but what a one-two punch the Seahawks have the next three years minimum.


Lance Zierlein of NFL.com goes with Texas Tech offensive tackle Le'Raven Clark:

Sure, Clark has some gaping holes in his pass protection that will take some time and coaching to smooth out, but he has rare physical traits and enough upside that he could step in and start early on for the Seahawks, especially when you consider that Russell Wilson has the talent to cover up for inconsistent protection.


Rob Rang of CBSSports.com mocks Kansas State offensive lineman Cody Whitehair to the Seahawks:

Just two years removed from their championship run, the Seahawks are essentially starting over along the offensive line with zero of the starting five blockers from Super Bowl XLVIII still on the roster. The cap-challenged Seahawks may be forced to look to the draft for reinforcements. A four-year starter with experience all over the offensive line, Whitehair possesses the versatility, toughness and dependability this club is lacking up front. Further, the Seahawks will know the Wildcats well after striking gold with rookie Pro Bowler Tyler Lockett a year ago.


Nate Davis of USA Today mocks Robinson at No. 26:

Excellent value if he actually lasts this long for a team that needs to start rebuilding the D-line depth that was such a crucial component of its Super Bowl runs.