By Peter Panacy
While the San Francisco 49ers could hold onto the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, trading down also makes a lot of sense. Here’s a revisit of three possible moves.
Interesting. But, yeah. It makes sense.
Currently, general manager John Lynch is armed with that second overall pick. Yet that’s just one of six selections he and the Niners will have at their disposal when the draft kicks off on April 25. Coming off a 4-12 campaign last year and with more than a few roster holes to fill, Lynch could stand to add a few more picks, especially in the higher rounds.
Doing so likely means passing up on arguably the top prospect in this year’s draft class, Ohio State EDGE Nick Bosa. But with a thin quarterback class, as well as the Arizona Cardinals likely grabbing Oklahoma signal-caller Kyler Murray, Bosa and a number of other top players could be pushed down the board if there winds up being a lucrative trade-up market for franchise QBs in Round...