Seattle Seahawks trade haul: DL Shelby Harris
On the defensive side of the ball, the Seahawks are getting a player that Denver Broncos fans are legitimately sad to lose.
Shelby Harris signed on with the team as a reserve/futures player who was a cast-off of teams like the Raiders and Cowboys. He was a total longshot to even make the roster in the first place, and he turned out to be a big-money contract type of player.
Harris has been an outstanding player for the Denver Broncos on the defensive line, doing a little bit of everything.
From chasing down Tyreek Hill to making game-ending interceptions off of Ben Roethlisberger, there is very little that Shelby Harris has yet to cross off the defensive player BINGO card in the NFL.
Harris is a strong run defender as well as pass rusher. His play isn’t “streaky” by any means, but there are certain streaks of play from Harris that are more dominant than others.
He has the capability to kill drives in a variety of ways. He might make a big TFL in the running game, get after the quarterback for a sack or hit, but what Harris does better than any defensive lineman over the last couple of years is get his hands on the ball at the line of scrimmage.
The Broncos players and fans joke that Harris has the best hands in the league because of how many batted passes and blocked kicks he has in the last handful of years.
The Seahawks are getting a high-energy playmaker on the defensive line as part of this Russell Wilson deal.