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2015 NFL Draft results: San Francisco 49ers trade down with Chargers, acquire two picks

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The San Francisco 49ers made the first trade of the 2015 NFL Draft. What's next?

Check out my poker face
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In a move that is not overly surprising, the San Francisco 49ers have decided to trade down from the 15th pick. The team moved down from No. 15 to No. 17. The San Diego Chargers wanted Melvin Gordon and decided to move up to make it happen. Trent Baalke has an extensive history of trading back, so this should surprise nobody. It was the first trade of the 2015 NFL Draft.

In the deal, the 49ers swap first round picks, and then get the Chargers fourth round pick (117), and a 2016 fifth round pick. I have to say, I am not too disappointed in that considering the team only moved down two spots. The 49ers now have ten picks in this year's draft. Trader Trent is on the move.

Remaining 49ers draft picks

1 (17.) No 17 overall - San Diego Chargers
2 (14). No. 46 overall - Own pick
3 (15). No. 79 overall - Own pick
4 (18). No. 117 overall - San Diego Chargers
4 (27). No. 126 overall - Denver Broncos (2014 draft trade)
4 (33). No. 132 overall - Compensatory pick (Donte Whitner)
5 (15). No. 151 overall - Own pick
6 (14). No. 189 overall - Own pick
7 (29). No. 246 overall - Indianapolis Colts (2013 Cam Johnson trade) 
7 (37). No. 254 overall - Compensatory pick (Anthony Dixon)

*Note that 49ers comp picks can not be traded.

49ers top remaining needs

In no particular order, since opinions will differ on importance:

  • Wide Receiver
  • Cornerback
  • Defensive tackle
  • Inside linebacker
  • Offensive Line

2015 NFL Draft schedule

Thursday, April 30 - 5:00 p.m. PT (Round 1 - 10 Minutes Per Pick)
Friday, May 1 - 4 p.m. PT (Round 2 - 7 Minutes, Round 3 - 5 Minutes Per Pick)
Saturday, May 2 - 9 a.m. PT (Rounds 4-6 - 5 Minutes Per Pick, Round 7 - 4 Minutes Per Pick)
TV: NFL Network and ESPN / ESPN2