49ers Draft Two Lineman in the First Round

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Surprised? Most would be.  
Looking at multiple mock drafts from the major sports outlets, you tend to think that the 49ers would be best served to draft one lineman and a combination of WR/RB/S/CB/QB/OLB/DT.
They might be right. But I think the key is who is available when pick 17 rolls around. If one of the big tackles or guards are still there, my guess is that they will draft them.
Before you tell me how stupid this would be, consider this: the 49ers have only one lineman that would be considered a solid starter on most other successful teams, Joe Staley. That means they have four other positions that need an upgrade.  
How important is the offensive line anyway? I happen to think that the offensive line is the most important position on the field other than QB. The reasoning is that your offensive line is the only position other than QB that has direct influence to the success on each offensive play.
A WR may catch the winning touchdown play, but...

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