Seahawks Would Draft Curry or Stafford Over Crabtree


Published: March 17, 2009


... to draft Michael Crabtree, as so many of their fans want them to do.

The latest word out of Detroit is that the Lions are not interested in Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford. With the Lions' recent acquisition of Julian Peterson from Seattle, it doesn't look like the Lions will take the Wake Forest linebacker Aaron Curry either. That means the Lions are looking at tackles Jason Smith (Baylor) and Eugene Monroe (Virginia).

With the second pick, the St. Louis Rams figure to take a tackle themselves, and the Kansas City Chiefs would then most likely take Curry, although some think that's far from a sure thing. So, just like that, the three players the Seahawks probably would like to have most would be gone. That would leave Stafford as the next best player, right above Crabtree and Boston College defensive tackle B.J. Raji.

Draft analyst Rob Rang told Seahawks Draft Blog: "There is real talk that Smith and Monroe could be two of the first three picks, meaning th...

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