Shaquem Griffin drafted by Seahawks

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    One of the top feel-good storylines entering the weekend produced a positive outcome.

    The Seahawks selected Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round (141st overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.

    Griffin, who lost his left hand at the age of 4 because of rare condition before birth, became an inspiration to others with disabilities.

    The 6-foot, 227-pound Griffin dazzled at the NFL Scouting Combine with a blistering 4.38 time in the 40-yard dash, and posted 20 repetitions on the bench-press event.

    The Seahawks project Griffin as an outside linebacker, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

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