Seahawks 2024 7-round mock draft features two big trades and more steals than Ichiro

This mock will build Seattle into a contender.

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Seahawks add to both lines and make another big trade on day two

I took full advantage of that second-round pick I added, this time following Schneider's mantra of taking the best player available. One thing to remember, 12s. He did say that for the Hawks, that best player available idea isn't just about the measurables like 40 times or game tape. It incorporates interviews and fits with the Seahawks' culture, and team needs. Now that being said, the Hawks are generally perceived to need depth at edge and linebacker. While free agent addition Johnathan Hankins is a nice pickup for Seattle, he isn't exactly a long-term answer.

For my second pick, I bounced across the line from Powers-Johnson and took the highly-rated defensive tackle Braden Fiske from Florida State. The 6'4" 292 lb redshirt senior is rated as the third defensive tackle by both PFF and the NFL mock draft big board. PFF rates him as the 38th prospect overall, while the Big Board consensus sees him as going with the 45th pick. I'd say landing him with the 62nd overall pick would be a nice win for the Seahawks. The NFL's own draft site showed his combine workout as comparable to Geno Atkins. Like I said, I'll take it.

He turned 24 in January, so he's certainly one of the older players in the draft, part of the group that lost part of a season to COVID. Another caveat is that he played just one season in a Power Five conference. He transferred to Tallahassee after four seasons at Western Michigan. His production didn't exactly drop off, though. He got 444 snaps with the Seminoles last year but tallied six sacks and 19 hurries.

With the Broncos - the good ones in Kalamazoo, not the crappy ones in Denver - he had eight sacks and 35 hurries in 737 snaps. That's 5.6 pressures per 100 snaps in the Mid-American Conference compared to 5.8 in the ACC. That shows performance that holds up well despite tougher competition. Braden Fiske has a motor that never shuts off until the scoreboard shows triple zeros.