Seahawks 7-round mock draft finds success with luck and a big draft-day trade

The 2024 NFL draft takes place from April 25 through 27.

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Seahawks day three sees the Hawks hit top value picks and needs

After the trade of Met- sorry, Eskridge - the Hawks were left without their third-round pick. They headed into the draft without a pick in the second round, as we all know. I picture Leonard Williams as more than worth it, though. I decided to stand pat and celebrate landing the best interior linemen on both sides of the ball in this draft. With this draft, I pulled two hot names buzzing on the interwebs. So it's possible I had a draft beverage or three. Okay, maybe I had just two sips since the simulation of day two took about two minutes. On we go to day three.

I kicked off the fourth round with the 102nd overall selection by taking Boston College guard Christian Mahogany. PFF ranks the 6'3" 314 lb senior as the second-highest prospect at guard and at number 92 overall. The Big Board slots him at 97, while NFL Draft Buzz places him at 96. So to get a consensus third-rounder on day three, even if it's just a few slots lower, was a nice win.

He played 706 snaps as a true freshman for the Eagles, all at left guard. He moved to the right side in 2021 and had exactly 706 snaps again. He improved from eight QB hurries and three sacks to four hurries and just one sack.

After missing all of 2022 with an ACL tear, he rebounded with a stellar 2023 campaign. He allowed seven hurries but gave up zero QB hits or sacks. NFL Draft Buzz describes him as Seahawks' in the run game. Sounds quite a bit like the Seahawks former road grader, the massive D.J. Fluker. Despite his success, PFF agrees with Draftbuzz that he could use some refinement in his pass-blocking technique. I'm pretty sure Scott Huff can help him with that. One would think that a guy who's given up one sack in over 1,500 snaps has some pretty good foundational skills already.