While teams selecting in the top 10 are in position to nab potential building blocks, perennial playoff contenders like Baltimore, Dallas, Seattle and New England could use the draft to find cheap alternatives to expensive veterans. No club appears to be in better position to fill a key area of need than the Packers.
While the Bucs and Titans hope that Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota prove the answers to their prayers for a franchise quarterback, most of the other clubs in the top 10 focus on the pass rushers and pass-catchers -- though not necessarily in the order you might expect.
The 49ers were coming off a 6-10 season and a just a game out of the cellar in the NFC West when Jim Harbaugh took over as head coach. Just two years later, San Francisco has once again become a powerhouse with no hint of fading away any time soon. Here's how they did it.