NFL Draft

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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Karl Buscheck
July 23, 2018 - 9:56 am
The 49ers have locked in Jimmy G's 6-foot-8, 315-pound rookie tackle. The team announced the Mike McGlinchey contract on Monday morning. McGlinchey, the No. 9 pick in this year's draft, reached a four-year deal with the 49ers that will pay him $18.3 million, per Tom Pelissero of NFL Media. The @...
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Tommy Call
April 27, 2018 - 7:03 pm
Full disclosure, I’m a University of Washington Huskies fan. Some family went there so I’ve been going to games since I was kid. That being said, I watched every single game the 49ers second-round draft pick ever played. I would love to see Dante Pettis land in SF with Shanahan’s offense. Would be...
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April 27, 2018 - 12:21 pm
By Mohamed Bafakih A day after selecting offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey with the No. 9 overall pick in 2018 NFL Draft, the 49ers are reportedly sending fellow tackle Trent Brown to New England. 49ers are trading OT Trent Brown and pick number 143 overall to the New England Patriots in exchange...
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Tommy Call
April 27, 2018 - 12:04 pm
As exciting as the first round of the NFL draft can be there is an expectation when taking a player in first round.With that expectation there comes pressure. First-round picks can make or break a general manager’s career — but the real money is made day two. With both the 49ers and Raider...
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Tommy Call
April 26, 2018 - 8:04 pm
After trading from No. 10 to No. 15, the Raiders grabbed offensive tackle Kolton Miller out of UCLA on Thursday night. Now the work begins. Miller has potential, but right now that’s really all he’s got. Before we get into that, let’s look at the positives: He fills a need. The Raiders need a...
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