Seattle Seahawks take J.J. McCarthy as QB of the future, get big up front in 7-round NFL Mock Draft

Seattle prepares for life after Geno Smith, and gets big up front.
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No. 81: Cooper Beebe, G, Kansas State

Cooper Beebe is a versatile interior offensive lineman who falls this far because of athleticism questions. His arms are shorter than average, and he has room to add more power to his build. Despite those questions, Beebe's intensity and football IQ will help him be a starter in the NFL for a long time. Beebe's hand usage is up there with the best in the class. He is a position and scheme flexible high-floor prospect.

2024 NFL Draft: Cooper Beebe
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The Seahawks offensive line hindered them all season long with injuries and poor performance. Both of their promise starting offensive tackles are expected back in 2024 after missing extensive time.

Mike Macdonald will want to build up the trenches as he puts his Harbaugh-like print on the organization. Beebe fits the bill as a high-character, versatile guard capable of playing both spots.

No. 119: Ben Sinnott, TE, Kansas State

Ben Sinnott is a versatile tight end who excels as a blocker and is agile enough to command respect as a receiver. He belongs in a run-centric offense that will feature him in various alignments similar to how the San Francisco 49ers operate with Kyle Juszczyk.

Acquired from the Russell Wilson trade with the Denver Broncos, Noah Fant failed to deliver on what was once a promising career. He's scheduled for free agency this offseason, and he will likely move on to another team.

The Seahawks take Sinnott for that role, adding a tight end with an all-around profile. Sinnott can be a real asset in establishing the ground game in Seattle while having the fluidity to be a difference-maker as a receiver.