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NFL Week 1: If the St. Louis Rams Could Steal One Seattle Seahawks Player, It Would Be...

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The Seahawks have proven they're one of the best teams in the NFL. If the Rams could steal a player from their Week 1 opponent, who would it be?

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The St. Louis Rams have utilized the offseason in hopes of making improvements on their 6-10 finish from the 2014 season.  They’ve made a few upgrades to one of the toughest defenses in football signing Nick Fairley and Akeem Ayers, they drafted a running back [Todd Gurley] who’s drawing Adrian Peterson comparisons, they made a much-needed move at quarterback - trading for Nick Foles - and they’ve got loads of potential at wide receiver.

The offensive line, however, is a big question mark for the Rams. Their starting unit will feature two rookies [Rob Havenstein and Jamon Brown] and the team has yet to name a starting center. 

The Seahawks, however, have found a way to put it all together, having been to the Super Bowl in each of the past two seasons.  Surely there’s a player on one of the league’s best rosters that could help the Rams take it to the next level.

If you had the opportunity to put one Seahawks’ player in a Rams’ uniform prior to their Week 1 matchup, who would it be?

A Few Options...

Russell Wilson:  [NFL] Quarterback is the most important position in all of sports.  And this particular quarterback has lead his team to back-to-back Super Bowls.  He’s proven the ability to hurt opposing defenses in the air as well as on the ground, having tallied 849 rush yards last season [best in the NFL for a QB].

Marshawn Lynch:  Beast Mode needs no introduction.  He can [and will] do it all.  The Rams are pretty stacked at running back...at least when healthy.  Lynch makes any team better, period.

Drew Nowak:  Maybe you haven’t heard of him, but he’s the starting center for the Seahawks.  The Rams, at least until Wednesday when Jeff Fisher makes the announcement, don’t have one.

Jimmy Graham:  New to the Seahawks, Graham is one of the league’s most dominant pass-catching TE’s.  In the past two seasons in New Orleans Graham caught 171 passes, which were good for 2,104 yards and 26 touchdowns.  He can block when asked to. He can dunk a football through the uprights always.

Richard Sherman:  Let’s face it...you don’t like this guy.  And it’s probably because he’s arrogant and talks trash with the best of them.  But there’s no one better at backing it up with their play.  He may very well be the best cornerback int he NFL.  He’s better at life than Skip Bayless, and that’s a plus.

Earl Thomas:  Another member of the Legion of Boom, and leader of the Seahawks’ defense, Thomas is another blue-chip player that would benefit any NFL squad.  His tremendous instincts and range  have earned him four consecutive trips to the Pro Bowl [2011-2014].

Bobby Wagner:  "With the 33rd overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft, the St. Louis Rams select..."   Brian Quick.  Not Bobby Wagner.  The Seahawks’ Mike linebacker also made a trip to the Pro Bowl in 2014.  You’re probably not thrilled that the Rams passed on him three years ago, and this is your chance to right the wrongs.

Others to consider:  Russell Okung, Kam Chancellor, Brandon Mebane, Pete Carr...