NFL Draft

Tommy Call
January 31, 2019 - 10:05 am
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. A statement you hear in goofy action films, or cringeworthy speeches, but for the 49ers that phrase holds weight when it comes to watching their division rival, the Los Angeles Rams play in the Super Bowl LIII this Sunday. The 49ers brass would be...
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Tommy Call
January 21, 2019 - 1:55 pm
When mid-January rolls around and the NFL is preparing for the Super Bowl, a buzz surrounding Mobile, Ala., starts to encapsulate the football scene, but why? The simple answer is it’s start Senior Bowl week — but what really is the Senior Bowl, and why is it important to the 49ers? Let me explain...
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Tommy Call
January 15, 2019 - 6:23 am
Monday was the deadline for NCAA underclassmen to declare for the NFL Draft — translation: the official start to the real draft season. Kyler Murray, the Heisman Trophy and Oakland A's prospect, only fueled the excitement with his Twitter announcement that he was entering the draft. I have declared...
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Karl Buscheck
January 14, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Kyler Murray, Hesiman Trophy winner and Oakland A's super prospect, took to Twitter on Monday afternoon to announce his intentions to enter the NFL draft. I have declared for the NFL Draft. — Kyler Murray (@TheKylerMurray) January 14, 2019 Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, who has been...
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Karl Buscheck
December 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
With one week left on the NFL regular season schedule, the 49ers are currently projected to be the second club on the clock, per NFL.com . Oh, and a rise to the top of the board is still possible. After the Niners (4-11) lost 14-9 to the Bears in Week 16 and the Raiders (4-11) rolled past the...
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Tommy Call
November 15, 2018 - 9:00 am
When both the Raiders and 49ers have a combined three wins heading into Week 11, it’s safe to say it’s been an awful football season in the Bay Area. A way to cope with a grim record is looking to the upcoming draft — the glass-half-full view. Luckily for both Bay Area teams, they are in line for...
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Karl Buscheck
November 13, 2018 - 1:19 pm
At the close of 10 weeks of NFL action, the Raiders and 49ers find themselves at the top of the league in one category: the draft board. The draft order, which is determined by record, using strength of schedule as a tiebreaker, currently has the Raiders picking first and the Niners picking second...
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Tommy Call
October 08, 2018 - 5:22 pm
Heading into the 2018 season, a 1-4 record through the first five games seemed like a scenario only dreamt up in the Niners’ worst nightmares. That nightmare is now a reality, but it isn’t too early to start dreaming of a top-five draft pick in the spring. Injuries have exposed the 49ers lack of...
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Tommy Call
September 20, 2018 - 5:45 pm
The 49ers traded up in the second round of the 2018 NFL draft to select Dante Pettis out of Washington 44th overall, the fourth receiver taken in the draft class. The 49ers needed a young receiver, but with other players on the board at 44, some draftniks called this pick a reach; now after only...
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