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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Seattle adds depth across the board on day three

That's what day three is all about, right, 12s? After the real-world trade for Same Howell and my previous move here, the Seahawks have just one fourth-round pick followed by two in the sixth and one seventh-rounder. My trades are done, as I look to fill in the depth chart on both sides of the ball. One position I wasn't able to fill was guard.

Yes, it's a need for the Hawks, as the only pure guard on the roster now is Anthony Bradford. They did sign free agent Nick Harris last week. While he's played the last two seasons at center, he did play his first season in Cleveland at right guard, as well as two seasons at UDub. The Hawks would have to look for another guard on the free agent market if they followed my draft.

Seattle needs guards, so of course I drafted wide receiver Javon Baker with the 102nd selection of the draft. PFF has him ranked as the 76th overall prospect, while Draft Buzz sees him at 91. The 6'1" 208 lb Baker transferred to the University of Central Florida as a junior after two seasons at Alabama. With a 4.54 40, he doesn't have exceptional speed. What he does have is production.

As a senior, he reeled in 52 catches for 1,139 yards and seven scores. Of his 37 snaps, 102 were in the slot and 275 split wide. As Draft Buzz noted, his passer rating when targeted was a sweet 117.9. Sure, it's a crowded receiver room, but as we've seen with Dee Eskridge, you're always one injury away from looking for a new number three guy. Yes, that's Jake Bobo, but depth never hurts a team.

Speaking of depth, I looked to the back end of the Seahawks' defense next. Beyond Julian Love and Rayshawn Jenkins, there aren't a lot of proven starters on the roster. Coby Bryant got very little time there, and Jerrick Reed II is still recovering from an ACL tear, although he's expected to be ready to go before minicamp. So with my 179th pick, I went with the 6'4" 231 lb James Williams from the Miami Hurricanes.

It's not every day you find a safety that can pat DK Metcalf on the top of his head. NFL Draft Buzz ranks him as the ninth safety in the draft. His size, power, and tackling can make him a standout on special teams. As he just turned 21 last month, he has plenty of time to grow into the role of a box safety. Over the past two seasons, he played deep on 534 snaps and in the box for 541 snaps. Yeah, he's versatile.

With my second pick of the sixth round, I took the biggest risk of the draft. I'd say drafting a player from James Madison is a risk, right? Charles Haley was a monster, sure, but he was drafted almost 40 years ago. Here's the thing, 12s; Jalen Green has the potential to put up numbers like that Hall of Famer. Call me crazy, but Haley had 17 sacks in his four seasons at JMU.

The 6'1" 245 lb edge rusher Green had 18 sacks last year alone, according to PFF. By the way, that was in just nine games, as he suffered a season-ending injury in November. Other sources show Green with 15.5 sacks, but his 21 tackles for a loss kinda make up for that. NFL Draft Diamonds has an excellent write-up on Green. Suffice it to say, there's no way I'd take a chance and let this guy wait until after the draft. I'm calling him on day three.