I guess this is a way of saying that after top pick Kentwan Balmer, the
late-blooming DT, and G Chilo Rachal, the roughneck second-rounder, none of the
Niners' other selections thrilled me.
Leodis McKelvin is a top-flight CB but an even better return man. QB Trent
Edwards asked for a big target—how about 6'6", 220-pound WR James
Some interesting choices among nine picks, but two QBs? We can understand Brian
Brohm, but why Matt Flynn?
Should have been loading up on pass-protecting lineman from the franchise's
start, and now they finally get one—a finesse guy, T Duane Brown.
DE Chris Long makes sense. And so does beefy G John Greco, the third-rounder.
But who insisted on WR Donnie Avery at No. 33 with better wideouts on the
I CAN'T WAIT TO
Trevor Laws, the second-round DT, show the world that a great run-plugging
lineman is just as valuable as a sack artist.... Donovan McNabb get a look at
second-round WR DeSean Jackson's 4.35 speed.
First-round RB Rashard Mendenhall carrying the ball in relief of Willie
Parker.... Big Ben playing skyball with 6'4", 212-pound WR, Limas Sweed,
the second-round pick.... Classy fifth-round QB Dennis Dixon coming in for a
few of those Kordell Stewart numbers.