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Week 10 NFL rooting guide for 2019 draft order

Let’s take another look at those draft prospects and where the San Francisco 49ers stand.

The San Francisco 49ers once again will not be playing on a Sunday, instead they will be on Monday Night Football.

Last Thursday, the 49ers snapped their six-game losing streak to notch their second win. The double-edged sword effect of this win put them back in draft order, but team morale may be more valuable than a draft pick. Here’s a look at what the top of the draft order looks like:

1. New York Giants (1-7)
2. Oakland Raiders (1-7)
3. San Francisco 49ers (2-7)
4. Buffalo Bills (2-7)
5. Arizona Cardinals (2-6)
6. Cleveland Browns (2-6-1)

The 49ers are not playing on Sunday, but plenty of us will be watching football. Most of the games have teams that should (by logic) lose against a more superior foe, but we’ve seen stranger things happen. Teams at three wins are not on the rooting guide for the time being since the 49ers are still a full game ahead of them in draft order.

Bills (2-7) at New York Jets (3-6): Bills — Root for the Bills all you want, but the Jets have their own issues to deal with, especially with their rookie quarterback. At this point, I would love another win for the Bills to just be safe, but don’t hold your breath on it.

Atlanta Falcons (4-4) at Browns (2-6-1): Browns — The Falcons are much better than their record indicates and Cleveland always finds a way to ruin everyone else’s plans for draft positioning, the 49ers or otherwise. I’d love a Browns win just because I’m starting to like them out of pity.

Los Angeles Chargers (6-2) at Oakland Raiders (1-7): Raiders. Asking them to win a game after their mid-season gutting is like asking a Wile E. Coyote to stop chasing the Road Runner. They are getting thumped. Hard.

Arizona Cardinals (2-6) at Kansas City Chiefs (8-1): Cardinals. Though asking them to beat anyone not named the San Francisco 49ers is like asking someone to build a time machine so the 49ers can get a second attempt for the two times they lost to the Cardinals. Which also happens to be the only two times the Cardinals won a game.