The 2014 NFL Draft is almost here.
We have talked about who the St. Louis Rams will pick since the season ended, so why not look at the other teams in the NFC West. The NFC West is hands down the best team in football. The draft positions reflect that. The bad thing about this draft, from the Rams point of view, is that there is a chance that some really good players could fall down and join the NFC West.
The Rams don't want or need these teams to get better, so here's a list of players that you shouldn't be happy with if they are drafted in this division.
Blake Bortles, Teddy Bridgewater or Calvin Pryor
The Cardinals are interesting, because they were good last season yet possess a lot of needs. They could go offensive line or pass rusher. However, if they decided to draft Bortles or Pryor, they would be looking pretty good after the draft.
Pryor is going to be an impact player, he's tough, fast and has ball skills. He has to work more on his coverage abilities, but playing alongside good corners would ease his pain. This defense would be built to give the Rams offense a lot of trouble and Pryor doesn't seem like the type of player to shy away from tackling Rams running back Zac Stacy.
Bortles or Bridgewater would be the Cardinals preparing for the future. Neither of the two quarterbacks would have to come in right away and play. They could end up being the replacement for current Cardinals QB Carson Palmer whose best years are behind him now.
Sammy Watkins, Odell Beckham or Marquise Lee
Either Watkins, Beckham or Lee could be the offensive weapon the the 49ers need to bring explosiveness to their team. Yes, the 49ers might have to move up for Watkins or Beckham, but they have the firepower to do it. The 49ers really lack a receiver that can be a consistent big play threat and either of those three would bring it to their offense.
Right now teams don't have to worry about Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree attacking them deep. But picking one of those big play threats and putting them with the likes of Boldin, Crabtree and Vernon Davis would make life easier for Colin Kaepernick.
The Seahawks won the Super Bowl, but just like any other team they have needs. Since Golden Tate left, the Seahawks could be eyeing a receiver. Hopefully, that receiver isn't 6'5 Kelvin Benjamin. He has the height to catch the jump balls that Russell Wilson threw up to Golden Tate. Percy Harvin is a movement receiver and with Benjamin as an upgrade to Tate, the Seahawks offense would look the same, but he would help Wilson look better.
So here are the players that I wouldn't be happy to see in the NFC West, what about you? What players wouldn't you want to see?