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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Players the Seattle Seahawks Should Target with 32nd Pick

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Players the Seattle Seahawks Should Target with 32nd Pick

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The Seattle Seahawks blew out the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl, but will still have room for improvement in the offseason. The 2014 NFL Draft will be the key to their continued success in both the NFL Playoffs and the extremely difficult NFC West. Here are five players who the Seahawks could draft No. 32 overall who could make an impact for the Super Bowl champions.

No. 5 WR Jordan Matthews – Vanderbilt

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No. 5 WR Jordan Matthews – Vanderbilt

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Although he is projected to go in the early second round, Matthews would be a perfect fit for Seattle. The former Vanderbilt receiver had a ton of success in the SEC on a run-first offense and has the size necessary to take the ball away from defenders in a crowd.

No. 4 DT Stephon Tuitt – Notre Dame

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No. 4 DT Stephon Tuitt – Notre Dame

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Tuitt is a talented pass rusher that also has the size to shut down the hole and crush the running back. The Seahawks specialize in versatile players, and Tuitt fits that mold.

No. 3 WR Brandin Cooks – Oregon State

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No. 3 WR Brandin Cooks – Oregon State

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Seattle may have a plethora of speedy receivers already, but Cooks is a talent that the Seahawks probably won’t pass up on if the top players on their big board are no longer available.

No. 2 OT Cyrus Kouandjio – Alabama

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No. 2 OT Cyrus Kouandjio – Alabama

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Kouandjio had a successful career with the Crimson Tide and would be a steal for Seattle if he fell this late in the draft.

No. 1 WR Kelvin Benjamin – Florida State

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No. 1 WR Kelvin Benjamin – Florida State

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At 6-foot-5, 240 pounds, Benjamin is an explosive, possession receiver who could become huge in the red zone for Russell Wilson.