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Niners Nation DOOOOOM Index: Good draft equals less doom for 49ers?

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The 2016 NFL Draft is over and the San Francisco 49ers have their dra--DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!

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The San Francisco 49ers welcomed a brand new batch of fresh, eager faces in the form of their 2016 NFL Draft class. Hopefully, by the time those players blossom from mini-49ers into grown-up 49ers, they haven't had the eagerness beaten out of them by an overbearing organization with a total lack of control at the helm. Hopefully, they're just as eager when their rookie deals expire four years from now as they are today.

We're not super familiar with the concept of "hope" here at the Niners Nation Doom Index. It's an abstract concept and I, as a sentient being, am cursed with the knowledge that it's a pointless concept with little upside. The 49ers are doomed and so are we.

But as far as being doomed goes, right around the time I'm typically feeling the least doomed over the course of the offseason usually lines up with the end of the draft. I briefly turn into an optimist, forsake my true calling in life and actually think the team may have done well with their haul.

So yes, if you were to ask me right now, I'd say the 49ers are less doomed today than they were the day before the NFL Draft. The class, headlined by DeForest Buckner and Joshua Garnett, two players I firmly believe in, will be a good one. They will impact the 49ers in a very positive way. That helps them creep ever slowly away from the inevitable clutches of sweet, sweet darkness known as doom.

I thought it would be a good time to revisit the DOOM INDEX here at Niners Nation, especially given the fact that I'm ... you know, feeling pretty good at the moment. I'm sure that will change at some point but for now, I'm feeling good! So I'll probably be voting for one of the less doomed options.

To refresh your memory, here are the results from the most recent DOOM INDEX poll, taken on March 13, prior to the NFL Draft.

For a full list of DOOM INDEX results, I created an Imgur album here.

Vote away! Doom!