Seahawks 7-round mock draft makes Seattle a Super Bowl contender for the next decade

Seattle goes offense first in this mock draft.

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It's highly improbable that the Seattle Seahawks could pull this off. But improbable is not impossible, as lightning strikes twice in this star-studded Seattle Seahawks seven-round mock draft.

I have to preface this, my third mock draft for the 2024 season, with a few words of caution. First, do not get your hopes up, 12s. I highly doubt that the scenarios that played out in my simulated draft would ever come to fruition in real life as they did in this simulated draft. But as with my previous drafts, I didn't rig the system. Just for kicks, I'll include the results you can get when you enable the cheat codes. It's laughably unrealistic, believe me.

As before, I used the draft simulator on Pro Football Focus (subscription required). The simulation tool is free but limits you to three rounds and you cannot make trades. Trades were integral to the success of this draft, as you'll see. As we have seen, John Schneider is not exactly averse to trades, so it made perfect sense to me to swing for the fences in this draft. What surprised me was that I hit two home runs with one blast.

The Seattle Seahawks won't be able to scam the draft like this

Before we dive into the mock draft that actually could happen with a vast amount of luck, I'll share with you a draft that could never happen. As I detailed in my first mock draft of the season, you can set the AI to be realistic, or really, really stupid. The three parameters are as follows: positional value, team needs, and randomness.

For all of my serious drafts, I set the AI at about 60 percent for positional value and team needs, and 30 percent for randomness. I also ran a draft with the values at 100 percent for positional value and team needs, and zero for randomness. Those are almost certainly tougher standards than the actual draft. I came away with the same top two picks, three of the same seven, and six of the same seven positions.

The difference there was I had to give up significantly more in trade value to get those selections. I'm not bothered by going with the less exacting draft, as we've all scratched our heads and asked, "Why the heck did (insert random GM about to lose his job) take that guy? So, I'll take the more incredible results, thanks. I didn't have nearly this much luck in my second mock draft, so I'll take this as a sign.

As an example of what can happen if you set the parameters to "just go crazy", I got Marvin Harrison Jr. with the 16th pick, Jer'Zhan Newton with the 42, Michael Penix Jr. with the 81st pick on day two, and Kool-Aid McKinstry with the - get this - the 151st selection. So yeah, this third draft was amazing, especially considering I didn't force the AI to cheat for me.