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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The Hawks get just one pick on day two, but make the most of it

The Seahawks don't have a pick in the second round this year, as you know. Considering that they already re-signed their top defensive lineman Leonard Williams for three years, they got value for that pick already. As I already managed to swing what I considered to be a spectacular deal on day one, I was content to see who would fall to the Hawks on day two. As it turned out, I was able to replace Taylor with the player NFL Draft Buzz sees as the sixth-best edge defender in the draft.

A redshirt sophomore, Austin Booker played one season at Kansas, transferring after two uneventful seasons at Minnesota. Both PFF and the consensus board at the Mock Draft Database rank him just outside the top 10 at the position, but given his potential, I'm comfortable with that. From a reserve player with the Golden Gophers who had just 23 snaps in 2022, Booker exploded onto the scene in 2023. He made the first team on the All-Big 12 Conference squad and was the Defensive Newcomer of the Year for the conference as well. The 6'4" 240 defender had 27 hurries, two QB hits and an impressive nine sacks, all on just over 480 snaps.

As Lance Zierlein wrote for the NFL's own draft site, Booker has already shown a solid repertoire of pass rush moves, far more than you'd expect with a player with his limited playing time. He's no slouch at stopping the run, unlike a certain player I traded away in the previous round. Booker had 56 tackles, forced two fumbles, and tallied an impressive 34 stops, including 12 tackles for a loss. I think you can see why I'm comfortable with this pick, compared to the player he's replacing. Remember, he'd be in a rotation with Uchenna Nwosu and Boye Mafe. Oh, and just for the record, Zierlein sees Maxx Crosby as his most comparable player. Yeah, he could do some damage, alright.