Trent Baalke invested first round picks in safeties Eric Reid and Jimmie Ward, so why another one with Jaquiski Tartt at No. 46 overall? Tartt, however, could make the most immediate impact for a rookie class that appears largely designed to build for 2016 and beyond.
San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is firmly at the controls of the team following the split with coach Jim Harbaugh. The first rookie class for new coach Jim Tonsula is ready to take the field for rookie minicamp, as NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney offers this offseason reset.
Before the Redskins roll out their modern-day version of the hogs with first-rounder Brandon Scherff blocking for Robert Griffin III, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney offers a reset on Washington in the seventh of a 32-team series.
The Miami Dolphins made the big splash in free agency with the signing of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and could see Georgia's Todd Gurley as the perfect draft day follow-up. Meanwhile if Philip Rivers is to remain in San Diego, protecting him with Wisconsin's record-breaking Melvin Gordon could be the key to success in the AFC West.
Whether Tennessee holds onto the No. 2 overall pick or trades it away to the highest bidder, Oregon's Marcus Mariota will follow Florida State's Jameis Winston as the second overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.
The New York Jets add playmakers at quarterback and wide receiver in a just-updated two round mock draft that features plenty of surprises and potential plug-and-play starters for the Buffalo Bills and Seattle Seahawks.
Needing to add juice to a defense smarting with the losses of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to retirement and cornerback Chris Culliver to free agency, the 49ers gamble on the Oakland native, who some feel is the draft's best corner and others see as a significant character risk.