San Francisco 49ers Draft Day Two Shakedown

April 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well, pick-wise we're half way through the draft, pending more trades. Honestly, I felt much better about day one than I do about day two. I feel awful to judge Mike Singletary's ability to judge a good linebacker when he sees one, but I don't follow the logic on Navarro Bowman. He is a bit on the small side to play any LB spot in a 3-4 scheme, and is injury prone.
I can only assume that he is slated to be in the competition for Takeo Spikes's spot when he retires. Personally I think Scott McKillop easily beats him out for that job. I think this guy would've been there in the sixth round. For now, I'm willing to trust Singletary on picking a good LB until proven wrong, but I do feel that the 49ers should have drafted CB Dominic Franks from Oklahoma with this pick, all things considered.
On a brighter note, I think Taylor Mays is a good pick. I think that what he does for the secondary as a team is more important than what he will do as an individual.

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