49ers Must Snag CJ Spiller ASAP

March 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The run-up to the 2010 NFL Draft, naturally, has everyone interested in the San Francisco 49ers thinking way too much and ignoring the simplest path to determining who the club should take with the No. 13 pick in the first round.
An offensive lineman, right?
The Oakland Raiders landed offensive tackle Robert Gallery in the first round, and he can't block anybody. Bill Walsh's 49ers utilized O-lineman selected down in the draft. Walsh's teams won a little bit, didn't they?
Defensive backs?
Nope. Every team needs them, and the 49ers really are thin in the secondary. There's some depth among top DBs on the draft lists, but they all some holes in their game.
The No. 13 pick has to be used on a game-breaker ... on a star who stretches the defense to the perimeter and opens up the middle. If he's there at No. 13, Clemson running back C.J. Spiller just has to be the 49ers' guy.
Others have talked about it. But selecting Spiller is actually essential t...

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