49ers move into top spot, if draft order was determined today

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The Raiders lose by winning, and the 49ers managed to win without even playing.

After watching two of the very best teams in the NFL last night, it’s time to consider the very worst, and how the 2019 NFL Draft order looks for the all the teams that want to grow up to be like the Rams and the Chiefs.

If the season ended today, the 49ers would own the top pick in next year’s annual selection meeting. Also, a lot of people would be saying “Why is the season ending after Week 11?”

The 49ers (2-8 and coming off their bye week) would be followed by the Cardinals (2-8) and the Raiders (2-8) at this point, since draft order ties are broken by strength of schedule, from weakest to strongest. The Raiders were in the pole position for the top pick a week ago, before beating the Cardinals Sunday.

As it stands at the moment, the Jets (3-7) would pick fourth, followed by the Giants, Bills, Jaguars, Buccaneers and Browns (3-6-1). The Lions and the Falcons are tied at the moment at 4-6 and with identical strength-of-schedule numbers, setting up a hypothetical coin flip at the Scouting Combine for the hypothetical 10th pick in this hypothetical exercise.

26 responses to “49ers move into top spot, if draft order was determined today

  1. .
    Usually the QB classes really don’t jell until after the Senior Bowl. However, it does not seem to be a year where the draft is top loaded with QBs.
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  2. How the mighty have fallen, the Niners were everyone’s consensus pick to win it all this year……….they will be correct after all as they will win the honor of picking 1st…..America’s tire fire.

  3. Thank you Raiders for Kahlil Mack and what I’m sure will be a very high 2nd round pick in 2020.

    – All Bears Fans

  4. bassplucker says:
    November 20, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Thank you Raiders for Kahlil Mack and what Iā€™m sure will be a very high 2nd round pick in 2020.

    ā€“ All Bears Fans

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    Thank you Bears for the $36 million in cap space and for the two firsts, third and sixth round picks. With the Mack free agency money we should easily be able to sign two top 5 players at their positions and two more quality starters. I wouldn’t be so quick to expect another repeat performance in 2019 from the Raiders. With your first round pick in the next draft, we should end up with 5 new starters for Mack in 2019.

  5. I thought they fleeced the Bears for Solomon Thomas, Rueben Foster and draft picks? One team has a first year coach playing for the division. The other will probably take another lineman at the top of the draft.

  6. Only in the NFL, does the team with the worst record get rewarded with a first round pick. they should do like #REALFUTBOL and send the team with the worst league record to the second division, and promote the champion of the second division up to the first.

  7. Keep in mind… my Dolphins are about to have the usual complete meltdown going down the stretch. They could easily factor in to this top 8 pick scenario. Here is why. Last night’s game had a score of 105 points!!! While the Dolphins have not scored a freakin’ TD in over a month. I rest my case šŸ™‚

  8. The niners have invested so much in their D Line that if they get that stud Bosa and then get their QB and RB back from injuries then we are only a solid #1 WR away from being serious contenders.
    SF in the superbowl next year!! Back to our 90’s dominance.

  9. bassplucker says:
    November 20, 2018 at 10:00 am
    Thank you Raiders for Kahlil Mack and what Iā€™m sure will be a very high 2nd round pick in 2020.

    ā€“ All Bears Fans
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    and the Raider nation salutes the Bears for making NFL history in giving the Raiders a mid-first rd pick this year, and a 6th rd pick plus and a top 10 pick in the first rd next year, with a high third rd pick for a cherry on top. However more importantly with the bears making even more history with a record breaking deal for a defensive player, it will allow the Raiders with about 100 million in cap space to go after Bobby Massie, and Adrain Amos, two guys the raiders could use to go with what might be 4 of the first 33 picks in this years draft. Lets circle back around in 2020 When the bears have no money and we can then go after Leonard Floyd as well, because all of what little money the beears will have then will have to all go to Mitch…so a tale of two sides….instant gratification or long term fratification…Grudens in for the long haul…Bears will not even get a first rd bye, and will lose the first play off game at home to probably the packers or the vikings. So you are welcome…enjoy you have a small window until the cap catches up with you in 2020

  10. The Raiders lost to the 49ers so wouldn’t head to head be the tie breaker? Just because the 9ers play a weak schedule isn’t the Raiders fault.

  11. Although you are what your record says you are, the 49ers are probably the best of the bottom feeder teams this season. They have a lot of young talent and potential. Did they overpay a QB. Yeah, but lots of teams do. They’re going to be good in a few years. The problem is, the Rams look like they’re going to be good for awhile and not easily knocked off the top of that division.

  12. @ esorick says:
    November 20, 2018 at 10:30 am
    Only in the NFL, does the team with the worst record get rewarded with a first round pick. they should do like #REALFUTBOL and send the team with the worst league record to the second division, and promote the champion of the second division up to the first.

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    The NFL would be worried that the high school teams would beat up the on the Raiders and niners, let alone what one of the college teams would do.

  13. The Niners weren’t planning on winning a superbowl this year. The injuries to Jet and Jimmy G hurt them a lot. Not for nothing, their point differential is -36 and 11 teams have a worse differential. They’ve been competitive playing with a lot of injuries. They’ll have over 80 million to spend next offseason as well as the draft. They’ll be much improved if they stay healthy. To everyone that gives Lynch a hard time simply because of the Thomas pick….. Thomas has a PFF rating or 69 which is above average and he also landed Garappolo and Foster because of the trade back with Chicago. And McGlinchey wasn’t sexy but he has a the 7th highest PFF rating of offensive tackles and he is the number 1 rated run blocking tackle. He’s going to be a 10 time probowler if he stays healthy. You don’t rebuild an organization in 1 or 2 years, especially with the injuries the Niners had this year.

  14. esorick says: Only in the NFL, does the team with the worst record get rewarded with a first round pick.

    Try to learn something before saying such stupid things.

    ALL teams in the NFL get a first round pick, not just the team with the worst record.

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