Seattle Seahawks mock drafts are beginning to get boring for this one reason

Seattle might be set on drafting this one player.

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Maybe the Seattle Seahawks did this to themselves and maybe they do not care. Seattle started the offseason, somewhat oddly, with almost no veterans at several positions. The offensive skill players were set and the defensive line and edge rushers were mostly set. But tight end, safety, linebacker, and the offensive line? Not so much.

At least Seattle made a concerted effort to address most of the positions and get quality back in free agency, not just quantity. General manager John Schneider might have even upgraded at some spots, especially when coupled with new head coach Mike Macdonald's scheme. Gone are Bobby Wagner and Jordyn Brooks and in are Jerome Baker and Tyrel Dodson, for instance. Pass coverage should be much better.

But Seattle has not seemingly fixed its offensive line problem, especially both guards and the center. While Anthony Bradford could be the full-time starter in his second season, and Olu Oluwatimi could do the same at center, left guard is just a mess. There is only one player on the current depth chart at the spot, Tremayne Anchrum, Jr., and he has always been a backup. This is not a great situation for the Seahawks to be in.

Many mock drafts point to Seattle Seahawks drafting Washington's Troy Fautanu

Based on everything John Schneider and Seattle have done in free agency, one thing seems obvious. Most mock drafts have picked up on this recently, too. The Seahawks are seemingly going to choose an offensive lineman who can play guard with their first pick in the 2024 NFL draft. Most pundits seem to believe that player is going to be Washington's Troy Fautanu.

This week, both ESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr. and's Daniel Jeremiah have produced their latest mock drafts and both have Seattle picking Fautanu. In other recent mocks, NBC Sports' Kyle Dvorchak, USA Today's Michael Middlehurt-Schwartz, Sports Illustrated's Luke Easterling, and FOX Sports' David Helmman and Carmen Vitali all have Schneider choosing Fautanu as well. And none of those pundits are likely wrong because Fautanu would be a great pick for the Seahawks and an instant starter at left guard in Week 1 of the 2024 season.

What fun are mock drafts for 12s currently? One sees a mock, clicks on the link, the article opens and one sees Seattle choosing Fautanu. There is no more mystery. That is all fine, however, because there might be no better choice for the Seahawks.

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