By Kole Musgrove
As many analysts or fans will tell you, the Seattle Seahawks’ offensive line is still the teams Achilles heel. It’s obvious the Seahawks need to improve if they want to return to playoff form, open up running lanes, and keep quarterback Russell Wilson healthy.
Such a need is why CBS Sports’ Will Brinson has Seattle selecting former Georgia Bulldog Isaiah Wynn with the No. 18 overall pick in his latest mock draft.
“Seattle simply has to get better in the trenches when it comes to both running the ball and protecting Russell Wilson and adding a bully like Wynn would help them do that,” Brinson notes.
Wynn is a versatile lineman who has experience at playing both left guard and left tackle during his collegiate career. Drafting a player like Wynn would be par for the course in Seattle’s case, as the team has selected players with similar versatility – like Ethan Pocic and Rees Odhiambo – in the past.
In 2017, Wynn played mostly at left tackle where he was honored with a Second-Team All-American selection and an All-SEC First Team selection. Wynn helped pave the way for running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to bulldoze defenses, while also protecting quarterback Jake Fromm’s blindside as he led the Bulldogs to a Rose Bowl...