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Seahawks Select Troubled DE Frank Clark

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We’re in May and it still doesn’t seem possible that the Seattle Se

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ahawks have completely recovered from their gut-wrenching Super Bowl loss. I mean, how can one recover from that?

However, Seattle must find a way to move forward because no one is going to feel sorry for them. 62 picks went by before the Seahawks were finally on the clock.

The reigning NFC champions spent their first pick on troubled defensive end Frank Clark. In 2014, Clark was dismissed from the team in November after arrest on domestic violence charges. Considering how the league has toughen up on domestic violence, a lot of teams took Clark off their board entirely.

Those character issues isn’t scaring Seattle away, however. Clark has tremendous size at 6-foot-3, 271 pounds. He’s a capable pass rusher off the edge due to his quickness and leverage.

Maybe being in the Seattle locker room can get Clark right mentally.


About Mark Gunnels

Mark Gunnels

Mark Gunnels is an NFL columnist for Football Insiders. He has several years of experience covering the NFL and NCAA football. He's the radio color commentator for Lincoln University football. Mark's work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, Fox Sports and Yard Barker.