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NFC West – 2019 Offseason Transactions Jul 2019
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2019 NFL notable offseason transactions and notes – NFC West



Arizona Cardinals

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:
HC Steve Wilks
OC Byron Leftwich
DC Al Holcomb

Hired:
HC Kliff Kingsbury
DC Vance Joseph

Player Additions:

LB Jordan Hicks (from Philadelphia)
CB Robert Alford (from Atlanta)
G J.R. Sweezy (from Seattle)
T Marcus Gilbert (from Pittsburgh)
OLB Terrell Suggs (from Baltimore)
DT Darius Philon (from Los Angeles Chargers)
TE Charles Clay (from Buffalo)
DE Brooks Reed (from Atlanta)
G Max Garcia (from Denver)
WR Kevin White (from Chicago)
WR Damiere Byrd (from Carolina)
DB Josh Shaw
LB Tanner Vallejo (from Cleveland)
QB Brett Hundley

Player Subtractions:

QB Josh Rosen
TE Jermaine Gresham
S Antoine Bethea
QB Mike Glennon
LB Josh Bynes
WR J.J. Nelson
LB Markus Golden
DT Olsen Pierre
G Oday Aboushi
LB Deone Bucannon
G Mike Iupati
S Tre Boston
T Joe Barksdale

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 1 (1) Kyler Murray QB Oklahoma
Round 2 · Pick 1 (33) Byron Murphy CB Washington
Round 2 · Pick 30 (62) Andy Isabella WR Massachusetts
Round 3 · Pick 1 (65) Zach Allen DE Boston College
Round 4 · Pick 1 (103) Hakeem Butler WR Iowa State
Round 5 · Pick 1 (139) Deionte Thompson S Alabama
Round 6 · Pick 1 (174) Keesean Johnson WR Fresno State
Round 6 · Pick 6 (179) Lamont Gaillard C Georgia
Round 7 · Pick 34 (248) Joshua Miles T Morgan State
Round 7 · Pick 35 (249) Michael Dogbe DE Temple
Round 7 · Pick 40 (254) Caleb Wilson TE UCLA

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 241.6 (Rank: 32), Pass Yards/Gm – 157.7 (Rank: 32), Rush Yards/Gm – 83.9 (Rank: 32), Points/Gm – 14.1 (Rank: 32), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.00 (Rank: 25), Adjusted Sack Rate – 9.2% (Rank: 26)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 358.8 (Rank: 20), Pass Yards/Gm – 203.9 (Rank: 4), Rush Yards/Gm – 154.9 (Rank: 32), Points/Gm – 26.6 (Rank: 26), Fantasy Points/Gm – 6.56 (Rank: 20), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.32 (Rank: 14), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.8% (Rank: 3), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 14.89 (Rank: 5), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 25.63 (Rank: 32), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 22.4 (Rank: 13), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 5.03 (Rank: 4), *Zone % Approximate – 55% (Rank: 3), Man % Approximate – 28% (Rank: 30).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Kyler Murray (R)
RB: David Johnson
GLB: David Johnson
3RB: David Johnson
WR: Larry Fitzgerald
WR: Christian Kirk
WR: Andy Isabella (R)
TE: Ricky Seals-Jones

Notes:
Current projected win total across most books: 5 (Rank 31st).

Offense:
Pace/plays expected to substantially increase under Kingsbury.
Projected easy schedule for pass offense until late in the season.
Murray should provide a high-end rushing floor.
Offense may commonly use four-wide formations.
O-line is still problematic.

Defense:
CB Patrick Peterson suspended six games.

Los Angeles Rams

Player Additions:

S Eric Weddle (from Baltimore)
LB Clay Matthews (from Green Bay)
QB Blake Bortles (from Jacksonville)

Player Subtractions:

DT Ndamukong Suh
ILB Mark Barron
C John Sullivan
RB C.J. Anderson
G Roger Saffold
S Lamarcus Joyner

Draft:

Round 2 · Pick 29 (61) Taylor Rapp S Washington
Round 3 · Pick 6 (70) Darrell Henderson RB Memphis
Round 3 · Pick 16 (79) David Long CB Michigan
Round 3 · Pick 34 (97) Bobby Evans T Oklahoma
Round 4 · Pick 32 (134) Greg Gaines DT Washington
Round 5 · Pick 31 (169) David Edwards T Wisconsin
Round 7 · Pick 29 (243) Nick Scott S Penn State
Round 7 · Pick 37 (251) Dakota Allen LB Texas Tech

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 421.1 (Rank: 2), Pass Yards/Gm – 281.7 (Rank: 5), Rush Yards/Gm – 139.4 (Rank: 3), Points/Gm – 32.9 (Rank: 2), Adjusted Line Yards – 5.49 (Rank: 1), Adjusted Sack Rate – 5.4% (Rank: 6)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 358.6 (Rank: 19), Pass Yards/Gm – 236.3 (Rank: 14), Rush Yards/Gm – 122.3 (Rank: 23), Points/Gm – 24.0 (Rank: 20), Fantasy Points/Gm – 9.63 (Rank: 2), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.49 (Rank: 21), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.0% (Rank: 17), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 16.65 (Rank: 13), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 18.7 (Rank: 15), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 24.01 (Rank: 22), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 8.59 (Rank: 25), *Zone % Approximate – 46% (Rank: 14), Man % Approximate – 41% (Rank: 14).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Jared Goff
RB: Todd Gurley
GLB: Todd Gurley
3RB: Todd Gurley
WR: Brandin Cooks
WR: Robert Woods
WR: Cooper Kupp
TE: Gerald Everett

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 10.5 (Rank 2 tied).

Offense:
RB Henderson could emerge as 3rd down back.
Target Goff against weak pressure and at home.
Kupp’s 8 game stats last season extrapolated to a full season: 110 Targets, 80 catches, 1,132 receiving yards, and 12 receiving TDs.

San Francisco 49ers

Player Additions:

LB Kwon Alexander (from Tampa Bay)
OLB Dee Ford (from Kansas City)
RB Tevin Coleman (from Atlanta)
WR Jordan Matthews (from Philadelphia)
CB Jason Verrett (from Los Angeles Chargers)
LB David Mayo (from Carolina)

Player Subtractions:

WR Pierre Garcon
T Garry Gilliam
DT Earl Mitchell
LB Brock Coyle
DE Cassius Marsh

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 2 (2) Nick Bosa DE Ohio State
Round 2 · Pick 4 (36) Deebo Samuel WR South Carolina
Round 3 · Pick 3 (67) Jalen Hurd WR Baylor
Round 4 · Pick 8 (110) Mitch Wishnowsky P Utah
Round 5 · Pick 10 (148) Dre Greenlaw LB Arkansas
Round 6 · Pick 3 (176) Kaden Smith TE Stanford
Round 6 · Pick 10 (183) Justin Skule OT Vanderbilt
Round 6 · Pick 26 (198) Tim Harris CB Virginia

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 360.6 (Rank: 16), Pass Yards/Gm – 241.7 (Rank: 15), Rush Yards/Gm – 118.9 (Rank: 13), Points/Gm – 21.4 (Rank: 21), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.56 (Rank: 10), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.0% (Rank: 22)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 346.6 (Rank: 13), Pass Yards/Gm – 233.3 (Rank: 11), Rush Yards/Gm – 113.4 (Rank: 14), Points/Gm – 27.2 (Rank: 28), Fantasy Points/Gm – 3.63 (Rank: 31), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.39 (Rank: 19), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.9% (Rank: 18), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 19.42 (Rank: 26), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 20.24 (Rank: 22), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 27.02 (Rank: 30), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 5.69 (Rank: 7), *Zone % Approximate – 48% (Rank: 12), Man % Approximate – 43% (Rank: 12).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Jimmy Garoppolo
RB: Matt Breida
GLB: Matt Breida
3RB: Jerick McKinnon
WR: Dante Pettis
WR: Deebo Samuel (R)
WR: Marquise Goodwin
TE: George Kittle

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 8 (Rank 18 tied).

Seattle Seahawks

Player Additions:

DE Ezekiel Ansah (from Detroit)
G Mike Iupati (from Arizona)
K Jason Myers (from New York Jets)
TE Jacob Hollister (from New England)

Player Subtractions:

WR Doug Baldwin
FS Earl Thomas
DE Frank Clark
WR Brandon Marshall
S Maurice Alexander
RB Mike Davis
CB Justin Coleman
DT Shamar Stephen
G J.R. Sweezy
DE Dion Jordan

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 29 (29) L.J. Collier DE Texas Christian
Round 2 · Pick 15 (47) Marquise Blair S Utah
Round 2 · Pick 32 (64) D.K. Metcalf WR Mississippi
Round 3 · Pick 25 (88) Cody Barton LB Utah
Round 4 · Pick 18 (120) Gary Jennings WR West Virginia
Round 4 · Pick 22 (124) Phil Haynes G Wake Forest
Round 4 · Pick 30 (132) Ugo Amadi CB Oregon
Round 5 · Pick 4 (142) Ben Burr-Kirven LB Washington
Round 6 · Pick 32 (204) Travis Homer RB Miami (Fla.)
Round 6 · Pick 37 (209) Demarcus Christmas DT Florida State
Round 7 · Pick 22 (236) John Ursua WR Hawaii

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 353.3 (Rank: 18), Pass Yards/Gm – 193.3 (Rank: 27), Rush Yards/Gm – 160.0 (Rank: 1, Points/Gm – 26.8 (Rank: 5), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.50 (Rank: 12), Adjusted Sack Rate – 10.4% (Rank: 30)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 353.3 (Rank: 16), Pass Yards/Gm – 240.1 (Rank: 17), Rush Yards/Gm – 113.2 (Rank: 13), Points/Gm – 21.7 (Rank: 11), Fantasy Points/Gm – 7.69 (Rank: 9), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.55 (Rank: 22), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.3% (Rank: 14), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 15.98 (Rank: 12), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 18.81 (Rank: 16), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 23.52 (Rank: 19), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 5.53 (Rank: 5), *Zone % Approximate – 54% (Rank: 4), Man % Approximate – 29% (Rank: 29).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Russell Wilson
RB: Chris Carson
GLB: Chris Carson
3RB: Chris Carson
WR: Tyler Lockett
WR: D.K. Metcalf (R)
WR: David Moore
TE: Nick Bannett

Notes:

Current projected win totals across most books: 9 (Rank 10 tied).

Offense:
Sans Baldwin, Lockett could see more slot reps.
Metcalf’s route tree projected to be 9’s and screens. Spiked production is a possibility.
Russell Wilson run success is better against man coverage.

*Zone vs. Man Coverage % excludes hybrid/prevent coverages and offensive screen plays.

Last updated: July 18, 2019 at 12:33 pm


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