Derek Stephens

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Scouting the Seahawks' Draft: DB Eric Pinkins

Newest member of the LOB?

Scouting the Seahawks' Draft class: FB Kiero Small

The Seahawks want to run the football.

Scouting the Seahawks' Draft: OT Justin Britt

Breno Giacomini's heir apparent?

Scouting the Seahawks' class: OT Garrett Scott

Offensive tackle out of Marshall.

Tale of the Tape: Benson Mayowa

Breaking down Benson Mayowa's game against San Diego.

Seahawks Mini-Camp observations & notes

Seattle opened their mandatory Mini-camp on Tuesday, and I got my first look at the 2013 Seahawks from the sidelines at the VMAC.

Potential Seattle fits going into Day 3

Here's a look at 40 prospects who could be fits for Seattle on day 3. These aren't necessarily ranked in accordance with our Matrix grades, but instead are more specific to Seattle's current needs.

2013 NFL Draft: Jordan Hill scouting report

My scouting report on the Seahawks' 3rd round pick.

2013 NFL Draft: Christine Michael scouting report

My scouting report on the Seahawks' 2nd round pick.

The 40 best available players remaining

Minnesota was the clear winner of the 1st round, grabbing Floyd at 23, Xavier Rhodes (CB) at 25 and Patterson at 29. All three will likely be day-1 starters at their positions, and Floyd and...

Updated: Seahawks Draft Board

DK Note: This is seriously awesome.

Seahawks "fits" worthy of the 56th pick

A lot of Seahawks fans have been inquiring about potential Seahawks selections at 56 overall, so I wanted to put a quick list together with some analysis.

NFL Draft 2013 positional rankings: Quarterbacks

Editor's note: Here are Derek's QB rankings as they were published last week on April 18th. I will make a note of it if any of them change prior to Thursday's start to the NFL Draft.

NFL Draft 2013 positional rankings: Wide receivers

Editor's note: Here are Derek's WR rankings as they were published last week on April 18th.

What Harvin means for Seahawks' Draft & FA plans

Discussing the implications of the blockbuster trade.

NFL Draft 2013: Outside linebacker & LEO rankings

Ranking the OLBs and potential LEO prospects.

NFL Draft 2013: OG Jonathan Cooper scouting report

DK note: In case you missed it, we finished up the 1st Round of the Field Gulls Writers' mock yesterday, and for a recap of what went down, make sure to check out the post highlighting picks #1...

NFL Draft 2013: Defensive tackle rankings

Here are three separate rankings for the 2013 DT group.

NFL Draft 2013: DT Bennie Logan scouting report

While most of the DT talk, in terms of finding a guy in the draft to generate a pass-rush from the 3 technique spot is concentrated elsewhere, one name that hasn't gotten a lot of attention is...

NFL Draft 2013: OT Menelik Watson scouting report

There isn't a whole lot of explanation needed here. Seattle could certainly benefit from getting quicker and more athletic at right tackle, but there's more than that with Watson. He has the upside...

NFL Draft 2013: OL Hugh Thornton scouting report

Thornton spent most of 2012 at left tackle, but has significant experience at guard as well, and fits the tough, athletic and physical mold that Tom Cable loves.

NFL Draft 2013: Defensive end rankings

Here are my DE rankings, which, for the most part, should remain the same, assuming none of them blow a knee out at the combine or in a pick-up hoops game somewhere.

NFL Draft 2013: Duke Williams scouting report

Since drafting Earl Thomas in 2010, there have been a couple of attempts by the Seattle front office to find some depth at the free safety spot. Mark LeGree was drafted in the 5th round in 2011 as...

NFL Draft 2013: Zavier Gooden scouting report

I've been pretty vocal about my supporting the Seahawks giving Zaviar Gooden a strong look in the middle rounds.

Mock Draft '13: Scout The Seahawks' Mock v2.0

Following the Super Bowl and Senior Bowl week, I've made several changes to the mock draft.

NFL Draft 2013: Finding depth at the 'LEO' spot

The perfect "LEO" prospect for the Seattle defense in terms of physical makeup, is a guy who's under 255 lbs, runs a sub-4.6 40-yard dash, and can get off the ball with an explosive first step.

NFL Draft 2013: 3 mid-round WR scouting reports

Here's a quick look at three WRs that I scouted today that could be potential Seahawks targets

Mock Draft '13: Scout The Seahawks' Mock v1.0

A first round NFL mock draft.

Seahawks vs. Redskins tape watch, stats breakdown

I've spent the past few days, both looking at tape and digging through statistics, to get a closer look at why the Redskins have been so successful on offense, as well as how to exploit them on...

Gap control & assignment discipline in run defense


I have commented in recent articles that Seattle's drop-off in run defense this season has had mostly to do with blown assignments, specifically when linebackers have not maintained good gap...

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