The Seahawks finished atop the 2013 rankings after their Super Bowl  XLVIII win over Denver, and sit on top of the standings after the NFL draft. Here's what the panel of experts at had to say about Seattle.

The core of Seattle's secondary -- Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor -- is under contract through 2017. Drafting Paul Richardson and a full season of Percy Harvin should improve the offense.


The Seahawks, who have seen a degree of change this off season, were the unanimous choice for the No. 1 spot. The Broncos came in at No. 2, followed by the 49ers, Patriots and Saints.