(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.)
By TIM BOOTH
AP Sports Writer
RENTON, Wash. (AP) - When all the picks are finally done, Pete Carroll starts grabbing phones.
The Seattle Seahawks coach reverts to being a recruiter at this point. He bounces between calls to players who were not selected in the NFL draft and might have a place on the Seahawks roster. He tells them that in Seattle they will have a chance to make the roster, and cites the examples of undrafted players getting their shot with the Seahawks and proving to be valuable.
Whether it's wide receivers Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse, or offensive lineman Alvin Bailey, the Seahawks showed that undrafted free agents were important to their Super Bowl run.
Carroll and general manager John Schneider were already starting their pitch to possible undrafted free agents on Tuesday.
---
AP NFL websites: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL

Recent NFL Discussions

2017 NFL Draft Grades on Sun, Apr 2017 by Blade
Betting the 2017 NFL Draft on Tue, Apr 2017 by Blade
NFL Draft Preview on Tue, Apr 2017 by Blade
2017 Heisman Odds on Wed, Mar 2017 by Blade
College / NBA today on Sun, Mar 2017 by TtomBoBadly

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail GM confident Falcons will sign Freeman Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff says he's confident that a deal with get worked out with running back Devonta Freeman.
Thumbnail Broncos' RB job open for competition The Broncos are set to have an open competition at running back for the 2017 season.
Thumbnail NFL Draft Prop Odds The 2017 NFL Draft gets underway later tonight. Here is a look at some of the featured prop odds for tonight’s first round.

NFL Team Pages