Seahawks face 'reset' with more key roster decisions still to come

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USA TODAY Sports’ Lindsay H. Jones and Lorenzo Reyes break down all the action from Day 2 of the NFL scouting combine and preview Friday’s on-field workouts.
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INDIANAPOLIS – The Seattle Seahawks won’t exactly be starting over in 2018. But after missing the playoffs for the first time since 2011, they’re clearly in a period of transition.

“It’s like a reset – how did we get here?” general manager John Schneider asked rhetorically Friday at the NFL scouting combine.

There are several ways to answer that question.

Schneider admitted “we haven’t made some great decisions” in recent drafts, cited a desire to rekindle the team’s competitive spirit and is managing a roster that’s gotten older and could be set to lose some key players (defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, tight end Jimmy Graham and receiver Paul Richardson among them) to free agency. The Seahawks are also among the most cap-strapped teams in the league and don’t have a second- or third-round…

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