NFC Draft Visits: 49ers, Eagles, Panthers, Seahawks, Cowboys

The latest draft visits from the NFC:

  • LSU safety Jamal Adams recently visited the 49ers, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter link). Adams will come off the board somewhere in the top 10, though San Francisco’s first-rounder (No. 2 overall) could be too early to select him. The 49ers do want to trade down, however, and if that happens, perhaps they’ll look to Adams if he’s still available.
  • The Eagles hosted Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett and Florida cornerback Quincy Wilson on Monday, according to Rapoport (Twitter links). Barnett joins Missouri’s Charles Harris as the second prospective first-round DE to visit the Eagles, owners of the 14th pick, in the past week. Barnett tallied 13 sacks last season, while no one on Philadelphia’s roster finished with more than 6.5. Wilson, meanwhile, could quickly become “a solid No. 2 cornerback” in the pros, opines NFL.com’s Daniel Jeremiah, who rates him as the 29th-best player in this year’s class.
  • The Panthers, known to be in the market for running back help, had Ohio State’s Curtis Samuel in for a visit Monday, relays Albert Breer of The MMQB (Twitter link). Samuel’s stock seems to be rising because he can also contribute as a receiver and returner, perhaps making him the next Tyreek Hill type to hit the NFL. It’s possible he’ll still be on the board when the Panthers are on the clock in Round 2 (No. 40 overall).
  • Michigan State defensive tackle Malik McDowell met with the Seahawks on Monday, tweets Rapoport, and will visit the Cowboys later this week, reports Charean Williams of the Star-Telegram. McDowell is among the top D-tackle prospects in a weak class of interior defenders, and might be a fit for Seattle at No. 26 or Dallas at No. 28.
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  1. Dino Oswald

    Linebacker for 49ers take Ruben Foster with their 1st pick and Joe Mixon with their 2ND best two at their positions.

  2. Z-A

    I have Adams/Hooker at No. 2 Overall. Solomon Thomas is going to fall to the Panthers if there aren’t any trades made.

  3. Z-A

    A smart move would be to trade back with the Saints.

    Saints give up the 32 & 42 for 14. (1070 vs 1100 value) Saints take the best Corner & DE avail at each spot.

    Eagles will have 32, 42, and 43 – they will take 2 corners and a 4-3 DE. CBs: Jackson, White, King, Tabor, Wilson DEs: Wormley, Kpassagnon or Charlton if he falls

    If they go RB with one of their 2nd round picks – Mixon or Foreman – they don’t need another Smallwood or Sproles (i.e. 3rd down back).
    If they get the extra picks and go RB I would likely go Sidney Jones in the 3rd.

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