Seattle Seahawks 2024 7-round mock draft with a trade that makes Seahawks sizzle

Seattle changes the franchise's direction in this mock draft.

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Day three belongs to the Seahawks offense - mostly

With the health of right tackle Abe Lucas still in doubt, the Hawks would be smart to address their depth at the position. Other than Charles Cross, Stone Forsythe is the only other tackle currently signed through 2024. With my first pick of day three, I selected tackle Christian Jones of the University of Texas.

Oddly enough, the NFL Mock Draft Database slots him exactly where I got him, with the 119th overall pick. 6'6" and 321lbs, Jones played five seasons for the Longhorns, all at right tackle except for the 2021 season. He showed steady improvement from year to year, topping out with a PFF grade of 75.2 as a fifth-year senior. While he'd be unlucky to unseat either Cross or a healthy Lucas, he has been equally adept in the passing and running game and would add that much-needed depth to the line.

With the final added pick in this year's draft from the Ravens, I stayed on the offensive line but moved one spot over. With the 134th pick, my second in the fourth round, I took Kansas State guard Cooper Beebe. PFF and the consensus board agree that he's the fourth-ranked guard in the draft. Meanwhile, NFL Draft Buzz rates the 6'3" 322lb Wildcat as the second guard to be drafted. PFF graded him above 80.5 in each of the last three seasons, with a grade of 83.9 last year. His run-block grade of 79.0 is decent, but that pass-blocking grade of 90.4 is an eye-opener.

According to PFF, throughout 892 pass-blocking snaps in 2022 and 2023, he allowed a total of two QB hits, two sacks, and 14 hurries. Draft Buzz says he was even better with just 12 hurries, two hits, and one sack. Over 90 percent of his snaps were at left guard. PFF doesn't think guards are worth much, as Beebe is ranked 141st overall, while Draft Buzz sees him going at 73, and the consensus board at 59. Beebe is a solid value at a position of major need for the Seahawks, no matter where he's ranked.