Seahawks seven round mock draft breakdown

If you missed it yesterday, I wrote a seven round Seahawks mock draft for Field Gulls. You’ll find a link in the tweet above.

I wanted to run through some of the thought process on here today so check it out, let me know what you think and then read on…

Breaking down the seven round mock

Increasingly it feels like it’s coming down to two options with Seattle’s first pick:

1. Take one of the few highly rated offensive linemen available

2. Draft a defensive back

Offensive linemen

Who’s in contention?

Garett Bolles and Forrest Lamp. The two likely first round talents who beat TEF (explained here if you’re unaware) and could usurp the defensive backs at #26.

Bolles is a tenacious, fierce and athletic blocker well suited to Seattle’s ZBS and their desire to be physical in the running game. He’d be an immediate starter at tackle.

Lamp was the most explosive O-liner at the combine and will likely move inside to play guard or center. He could start at guard and provide insurance at center if the Seahawks are unable to sign Justin Britt to a new contract.

How likely are they to be available?

Not likely.

Lamp is being tipped to go in the top-20 by Daniel Jeremiah and Tony Pauline estimates a place in the 20’s. With such a dearth of explosive, talented offensive linemen in the league, someone will likely take him before #26.

Bolles was the best left tackle in college football in 2016 and should go in the top-15. His absolute floor is likely Denver at #20.

Anyone else?

Would Cam Robinson and Ryan Ramcyzk be considered? Possibly. Robinson’s combine and lack of explosion would make him something of a recent anomaly. Ramcyzk’s torn labrum injury and on-off-on football career might be a tie-breaker.

Defensive backs

Who’s in contention?

It really depends what the…

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