2015 NFL Free Agency Period: Who Did the Best?

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Feb 1, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) is tackled by New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich (50) as cornerback Brandon Browner (39) falls down in the third quarter in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

No. 1

Brought in:

  • NT Ahtyba Rubin
  • CB Cary Williams

Brought Back:

  • TE Anthony McCoy

Traded For:

  • TE Jimmy Graham

Let go:

  • Malcolm Smith
  • Bryan Walters
  • O’Brien Schofield
  • G James Carpenter
  • S Jeron Johnson
  • CB Byron Maxwell
  • TE Tony Moeaki
  • TE Zach Miller

Why they’re No. 1:

This move shows you how to build through the draft and make big moves once the team is built. The Seahawks should have won the Super Bowl but a horrific play call at the end of the game stopped it. But having a team that good makes it easy to see what it lacks to put it over the top.

It’s been easy to see for everyone that all the Seahawks needed was a great tight end to do that. So they trade for Jimmy Graham, who’s salary needed to be unloaded by the Saints and best tight end in the NFL. So now their quarterback has a top tight end to go with a great running back, whom they just re-signed.

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