2020 NFL mock draft: Wide receivers dominate the first round

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. Wide Receiver. San Francisco 49ers. CeeDee Lamb. 13. player. 42

The San Francisco 49ers will now hold two first round picks later this month, this after trading away defensive lineman DeForest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts. The 49ers went from having the No. 2 overall pick in 2019, to the Super Bowl, and they will be looking to get back there this upcoming season.

For the 49ers, they do not have a ton of holes left on this roster, and having two first round picks is certain to help them get back to the top of the NFC in 2020. With pick No. 13, they should look to bring in some talent at the wide receiver position, adding Oklahoma playmaker CeeDee Lamb to their offense.

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo needs more weapons, and in Lamb, they get a perfect compliment to Deebo Samuel on the outside. The 49ers have the talent to get back to the top of the conference next season, but the NFC West is going to be tough to navigate, so building up their weapons on offense makes sense here.

Andrew Thomas. 14. player. 48. . Offensive Tackle. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers revealed their new jerseys on Tuesday, and one player who will don them is a six-time Super Bowl champion who is joining the second team of his NFL career. Tampa Bay won the Tom Brady sweepstakes this offseason, and now that they have him under center, they have to be considered a threat in a very tough NFC South division.

While Brady has the weapons he needs on the outside, as both Chris Godwin and Mike Evans went over 1,000 yards receiving last season, he needs help up front. The Buccaneers would be wise to invest the No. 14 overall selection on an offensive tackle, bringing in Andrew Thomas, a dominant blocker from Georgia.

Some believe that Thomas could end up being the best offensive tackle in this draft class, and that is saying a lot considering how strong this class is at the position group. Tampa Bay is definitely going to be must-watch television next season, and in Thomas, they get the guy who will protect Brady’s blindside for as long as he is in Tampa.