6 Potential trade packages for the Chicago Bears first-overall pick

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6. The Seattle Seahawks

Perhaps the most surprising team on this list, the Seahawks could be an interesting team to monitor for a shocking draft trade. With a Shane Waldron-less Geno Smith set to enter the second season of his three-year extension, the Seahawks can actually move on from the quarterback's contract this offseason if need be. Replacing Smith with Williams would take a lot of draft capital, but it would cheapen the team's cost at the position while giving the team more money to add talent around a rookie quarterback.

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Interestingly, there is a strong USC connection between Williams and Pete Carroll, who transitioned to a front-office role with the Seahawks this season. The former coach could try to influence the new regime to select a quarterback from his old college ranks, but Carroll is currently listed as an advisor and executive vice president of the team, so we will have to wait and see how much power he will have in the team's personnel decisions.

Again, this move would make a lot of sense for Seattle, who could reset their quarterback pay scale while potentially improving the talent available at the starting level. Like the Broncos, the Seahawks do not have their second-round pick this season - traded to the New York Giants for Leonard Williams - so it will have to be an impressive amalgamation of other assets for the Bears to even think about moving a full half-round back.

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