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    Obtaining Whitehurst proves costly for Seahawks

    Posted by Gregg Rosenthal on March 17, 2010 6:02 PM ET
    For better or worse, the first years of the Pete Carroll era in Seattle will be defined by Charlie Whitehurst.

    ESPN's John Clayton reports that the Seahawks will move down 20 picks in the second round of this draft and give a third-round pick in 2011 to get Whitehurst.

    But that's not the costly part.

    The Seahawks have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with Whitehurst that is expected to pay him $5 million-per-year. Wow.

    Whitehurst has not attempted a regular season pass as a pro, but he should fairly soon with that contract.

    Give Carroll and G.M. John Schneider credit for targeting their guy and having the confidence to go get him. They just better be right.

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    Re: Obtaining Whitehurst proves costly for Seahawks

    This is a baffling move to me, a guy who hasn't seen a 2 second clip of whitehurst. Im guessing they like what they see to give up so much for a guy who hasn't thrown a pass as a pro......Not only that they got rid of Darryl Tapp to compensate for the loss of their draft pick...

    honestly I'd be boiling if the Rams pulled some crap like this...


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