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NFC West Report: Draft Grades Around the Division

View all of San Francisco's selections from the 2015 NFL Draft has delivered wall-to-wall coverage of all 10 draft picks of the the San Francisco 49ers. But now it's time to look at how the rest of the NFC West fared in the 2015 NFL Draft.Arizona Cardinals – 7 Draft Picks

  1. D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida (24)
  1. Markus Golden, DE/OLB, Missouri (58)
  1. David Johnson, RB, Northern Iowa (86)
  1. Rodney Gunter, DE, Delaware State (116)
  1. Shaquille Riddick, OLB, West Virginia (158)
  1. J.J. Nelson, WR, UAB (159)
  1. Gerald Christian, TE, Louisville (256)

CBS Sports Grade: B

ESPN Grade: C Grade: A

Rotoworld Grade: D

SB Nation Grade: B-

Sports Illustrated Grade: B

Yahoo Sports Grade: C

Notes: Most draft analysts had Humphries ranked as a top-three tackle in the draft, and he will likely be starting Week 1 ... Golden went earlier than expected but will provide depth to the Cardinals pass rush at outside linebacker … With running back Andre Ellington struggling to stay healthy, Johnson might be Arizona's answer for a stable, workhorse back, something they haven't had since Edgerrin James … J.J. Nelson's 40-yard dash time of 4.29 seconds was the fastest at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.**

Seattle Seahawks – 8 Draft Picks**

  1. Frank Clark, DE, Michigan (63)
  1. Tyler Lockett, WR, Kansas State (69)
  1. Terry Poole, OT, San Diego State (130)
  1. Mark Glowinski, G, West Virginia (134)
  1. Tye Smith, CB, Towson (170)
  1. Obum Gwacham, OLB, Oregon State (209)
  1. Kristjan Sokoli, DT, Buffalo (214)
  1. Ryan Murphy, S, Oregon State (248)

CBS Sports Grade: B-

ESPN Grade: A- Grade: C-

Rotoworld Grade: B-

SB Nation Grade: C

Sports Illustrated Grade: B-

Yahoo Sports Grade: D

Notes: It's very clear what grades slotted tight end Jimmy Graham as the Seahawks first-round pick … Clark comes to Seattle with plenty of talent as a pass-rusher but also plenty of baggage amidst domestic violence allegations … ESPN's Mel Kiper said Lockett was one of his favorite picks of the draft. Lockett's 1,515 receiving yards (he also caught 11 touchdowns) in 2014 ranked third in college football … Poole and Glowinski are both likely to compete for starting jobs in Week 1.

The San Francisco 49ers signed nine players as undrafted free agents.

St. Louis Rams – 9 Draft Picks

  1. Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia (10)
  1. Rob Havenstein, OT, Wisconsin (57)
  1. Jamon Brown, OT/G, Louisville (72)
  1. Sean Mannion, QB, Oregon State (89)
  1. Andrew Donnal, OT, Iowa (119)
  1. Bud Sasser, WR, Missouri (201)
  1. Cody Wichmann, G, Fresno State (215)
  1. Bryce Hager, ILB, Baylor (224)
  1. Martin Ifedi, DE, Memphis (227)

CBS Sports Grade: B

ESPN Grade: C Grade: C

Rotoworld Grade: C

SB Nation Grade: C

Sports Illustrated Grade: A

Yahoo Sports Grade: B

Notes: Gurley's knee is said to be progressing better than expected, well enough to make the Rams feel comfortable spending a top-10 pick on the talented running back. Many analysts have called Gurley a once-in-a-decade 'back. The 49ers have the fortune (or misfortune) of seeing him twice a year now … Havenstein is a solid right tackle and is already slated to start opposite 2014 first-round pick Greg Robinson … Mannion was one of the draft's surprises, being taken as the third quarterback after Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. He'll have a spot on the roster and could see playing time as a rookie should expected starter Nick Foles go down with an injury as he did in 2014.

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