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2015 NFL Draft: Final quick-snap grades for NFC West teams

With all 256 picks of the 2015 NFL Draft in the books, CFB 24/7 breaks down how all 32 teams fared from Rounds 1-7.


Arizona Cardinals

Draft pick: OL D.J. Humphries (No. 24 overall), DE Markus Golden (No. 58 overall), RB David Johnson (No. 86 overall), OL Rodney Gunter (No. 116 overall), DE/LB Shaquille Riddick (No. 158 overall), WR J.J. Nelson (No. 159 overall), TE Gerald Christian (No. 256 overall)
Day 1 grade: A+
Day 2 grade: A-
Day 3 grade: A-
Overall grade: A
The skinny: NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah is one of many who believe Humphries is the best offensive tackle in the draft. At pick No. 24, he's an absolute steal for the Cardinals, especially considering they didn't have to trade up to get him. Humphries will fill an area of need and help the recovering Carson Palmer breathe a bit easier by keeping pass rushers at bay. Golden has great upside and might wind up having a better career than his former teammates at Missouri, such Broncos' first-round pick Shane Ray. Johnson is a perfect fit for Bruce Arians and can fill the big-back role; he's also a top-notch threat as a pass catcher. Nelson teams with John Brown to form the fastest tandem in the league.

Bottom line: The Cardinals added a lot of high upside players who can contribute in defined roles for a team that is really close to a Super Bowl run.


St. Louis Rams

Draft pick: RB Todd Gurley (No. 10 overall), OL Rob Havenstein (No. 57 overall), OL Jamon Brown (No. 72 overall), QB Sean Mannion (No. 89 overall), OL Andrew Donnal (No. 119 overall), WR Bud Sasser (No. 201 overall), OL Cody Wichmann (No. 215 overall), LB Bryce Hager (No. 224 overall), DE Martin Ifedi (No. 227 overall)
Day 1 grade: A
Day 2 grade: B+
Day 3 grade: C-
Overall grade: C+
The skinny: As Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk said during NFL Network's broadcast of the draft, Gurley is the whole package at running back and should give the Rams' ground game a huge boost when he gets on the field. Yes, the medical issue will be in the back of everybody's mind, but the Rams landed one of the best tailback prospects to come into the league since Adrian Peterson. Havenstein should set up shop at right tackle, and Brown gives the Rams a solid run blocker. A lot of folks around the league liked Mannion's potential, and he found a good spot in St. Louis. The Rams had a very good seventh round to salvage an iffy third day.

Bottom line:Seems pretty clear that Jeff Fisher's plan is to just run over everybody in the league. The team's seventh round might have produced better picks than all but its first one in Gurley.


San Francisco 49ers

Draft pick: DL Arik Armstead (No. 17 overall), S Jaquiski Tartt (No. 46 overall), DE/LB Eli Harold (No. 79 overall), TE Blake Bell (No. 117 overall), RB Mike Davis (No. 126 overall), WR DeAndre Smelter (No. 132 overall), P Bradley Pinion, OL Ian Silberman (No. 190 overall), OL Trenton Brown (No. 244 overall), TE Busta Anderson (No. 254 overall)
Day 1 grade: A-
Day 2 grade: B+
Day 3 grade: C
Overall grade: B-
The skinny: GM Trent Balkke likes to move around in the draft, and Thursday he managed to move back just a few spots and land a number of quality selections on Day 3. On top of that, the 49ers landed one of the most versatile defensive linemen available in Armstead, who can develop into a dominant player. Tartt has plenty of upside at safety and will help support the run in a division where run defense is essential. Harold had first-round talent, but the 49ers were able to get him in the third. Davis can help fill the hole Frank Gore left behind. Smelter has obvious upside given his measurables. Punters are people, too, but using a fifth-round pick on one was questionable.

Bottom line:There are a number of very solid players in this draft class and plenty of potential among the early selections, but can any of them turn into stars? 


Seattle Seahawks

Draft pick:DE Frank Clark (No. 63 overall), WR Tyler Lockett (No. 69 overall), OL Terry Poole (No. 130 overall), OL Mark Glowsinki (No. 134 overall), CB Tye Smith (No. 170 overall), DE Obum Gwacham (No. 209 overall), DT Kristjan Sokoli (No 214 overall), S Ryan Murphy (No. 248 overall)
Day 1 grade: N/A
Day 2 grade: D
Day 3 grade: C
Overall grade: C-
The skinny: The Seahawks don't get a Day 1 grade because they didn't have a first-round pick, but their grade would be an A+, considering they turned the second-to-last pick in the first round into a Pro Bowl tight end/receiver in Jimmy Graham. Yes, the price was high, but Graham is a proven commodity who can help get this team another ring. Frank Clark had a ton of character concerns entering the draft, and getting him in the second round was a massive reach. The team managed an average Day 2 grade, however, because the selection of Lockett was a home run.

Bottom line:Moving up to get Lockett was a big win. Otherwise, the team's braintrust reached on almost all of its picks as the Seahawks look to restock the back end of the roster. There are a lot of athletes in this class, and maybe some will pan out, but they're betting a lot on coaching up raw talent.

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