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2016 NFL mock draft: post free agency

Niners Nation's Jake Narayan drops his two-round mock draft, post free agency.

With free-agency frenzy firmly in the rear view mirror, I figured it was time for a mock draft. I put together two-rounds of how I feel the 2016 NFL Draft with shake out. Keep in mind that I did not project any trades or anything along those lines. My colleague, Greg Valerio, will drop his two-round mock tomorrow, so be sure to tune back in. Enjoy!

For now, it seems that Colin Kaepernick will be staying in Santa Clara for the 2016 season. Blaine Gabbert will also be competing for the starting job. However, I will tell you right now that neither of these two guys are the long-term answer. Regardless of how perfect a fit Kaepernick is in Chip Kelly's system, he will still be required to nail throws he was missing by a 10-yard radius the past two years. As for Gabbert, despite showing flashes of becoming a promising quarterback, he's a solid backup at best. The 49ers needs an accurate passer and someone with the ability to win right away as well as win over the locker room. California's Jared Goff is that man. Goff, a three-year starter at Cal, showcases quick decision-making, sound fundamentals, good situational awareness and excellent pocket presence. He moves safeties with his eyes well, displays active feet, first-rate ability to diagnose coverages and the brains to command an intricate offense.

With Daniel Kilgore coming back to play center, it results in the left and right guard and tackle positions needing to be filled. Anthony Davis's status with the 49ers is uncertain, so a tackle would bode well for the team's chances to win. Jordan Devey and Andrew Tiller cannot get the job done - and are not the solution going forward. There is a chance Trent Brown would be able to kick in side and play guard. All in all, the 49ers offensive line needs serious refinement, hence the selection of Indiana's OT, Jason Spriggs. He is a snug fit in Kelly's zone-based blocking scheme, possessing quick feet, explosion and athleticism. Spriggs could enter the scene and play right tackle instantly.

Pick Team Player
1 Titans Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
2 Browns Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota St
3 Chargers Jalen Ramsey, CB, Florida State
4 Cowboys Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State
5 Jaguars Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
6 Ravens DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
7 49ers Jared Goff, QB, California
8 Eagles Ezekiel Elliot, RB, Ohio State
9 Buccaneers Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Florida
10 Giants Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State
11 Bears Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
12 Saints Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville
13 Dolphins Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State
14 Raiders Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama
15 Rams Paxton Lynch, QB, Memphis
16 Lions Laquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss
17 Falcons Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson
18 Colts Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
19 Bills A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama
20 Jets Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia
21 Washington Jarran Reed, DT, Alabama
22 Texans Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame
23 Vikings Josh Doctson, WR, TCU
24 Bengals Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor
25 Steelers Karl Joesph, S, West Virginia
26 Seahawks Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
27 Packers Kenny Clark, DT, UCLA
28 Chiefs Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson
29 Cardinals Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama
30 Panthers Germain Ifedi, OT, Texas A&M
31 Broncos Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson
RD 2
32 Browns Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio State
33 Titans Noah Spence, OLB, Eastern Kentucky
34 Cowboys Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama
35 Chargers Cody Whitehair, OG, Kansas State
36 Ravens Christian Westerman, OG, Arizona St
37 49ers Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana
38 Jaguars William Jackson III, CB, Houston
39 Buccaneers Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma St
40 Giants Tyler Boyd, WR, Pittsburgh
41 Bears Shilique Calhoun, OLB, Michigan St
42 Dolphins Vonn Bell, S, Ohio State
43 Rams Nick Martin OC/OG, Notre Dame
44 Raiders Sterling Shepard, WR, Oklahoma
45 Rams Artie Burns, CB, Miami
46 Lions Le'Raven Clark, OT, Texas Tech
47 Saints Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio State
48 Colts Austin Johnson, DT, Penn State
49 Bills Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame
50 Falcons Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas
51 Jets Shon Coleman, OT, Auburn
52 Texans Veron Butler, DT, Louisiana Tech
53 Washington Evan Boehm, OC/OG, Missouri
54 Vikings S'ua Cravens, S/LB, USC
55 Bengals Robert Nkemdiche, DT, Ole Miss
56 Seahawks Chris Jones, DT, Mississippi State
57 Packers Joshua Perry, LB, Ohio State
58 Steelers Kamalei Correa, OLB, Boise State
59 Chiefs Jordan Jenkins, OLB, Georgia
60 Patriots Jihad Ward, DE, Illinois
61 Patriots Devontae Booker, RB, Utah
62 Panthers Kendall Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech
63 Broncos Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State