Double Play: The Best Two-Player Scenario The 49ers Can Hope For In First Round

April 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the key subtractions so far this offseason to the roster of the two-time defending NFC West champion Arizona Cardinals, many are predicting the San Francisco 49ers to rise to the top of the divisional pack in in 2010 . 
However, in order to improve on their 8-8, second-place finish from 2009, the Niners are going to have to add some more pieces to a roster already solid with a young foundation. 
Let's just assume that the offseason acquisition of future backup quarterback David Carr isn't going to be the move to put them back on top of things.
So, with the future in mind, what is typically the easiest way for teams to stockpile talent? 
The draft, of course.
And, thanks to a draft-day trade last year that sent second and fourth-round picks to the Panthers in exchange for their 2010 first-rounder, the 49ers will have a pair of first-round picks to work with in this year's draft.
As we head into the draft on April 25th, San Francisco will...

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