The 2015 NFL Draft has made its way through the first round, and the San Francisco 49ers left some fans disappointed with the selection of Arik Armstead. However, Friday will be a new day, and the team has two picks to work with in the second and third rounds. And more importantly, there is a lot of talent still on the board.
We will have a rundown of best available players at a variety of positions, but I thought I would spend tonight looking at the best wide receivers available after day one. The 49ers seem almost certain to address the position in some form or fashion, and there is some talent potentially out there on day two.
The first round was predictable early on, but got a little interesting late. Amari Cooper (Raiders), Kevin White (Bears) and DeVante Parker (Dolphins) were fairly predictable picks. After that, Nelson Agholor went at No. 20 to the Philadelphia Eagles, Breshad Perriman went at No. 26 to the Baltimore Ravens, and Phillip Dorsett went at No. 29 to the Indianapolis Colts. That gave us a total of six wide receivers in the first round.
Heading into round two, the top remaining wide receivers include Jaelen Strong, Dorial Green-Beckham and Devin Smith. Sammie Coates, Devin Funchess and Tyler Lockett are all interesting options as well, but the first three are the big three for most people. The 49ers have the picks to move up if they are so inclined, but maybe we see one of those big names slip to the 14th pick of the round.