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2020 NFL notable offseason transactions and notes – NFC West



Arizona Cardinals

2019 Record: 5-10-1, 4th in NFC West

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Player Additions:

WR DeAndre Hopkins (from Houston)
DT Jordan Phillips (from Buffalo)
LB Devon Kennard (from Detroit)
LB De’Vondre Campbell (from Atlanta)
DT Trevon Colely (from Indianapolis)

Player Subtractions:

RB David Johnson
DE Rodney Gunter
DE Zach Kerr
WR Damiere Byrd
WR Pharoh Cooper
DE Cassius Marsh
LB Joe Walker
G Jeremy Vujnovich

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 8 (8) Isaiah Simmons LB Clemson
Round 3 · Pick 8 (72) Josh Jones T Houston
Round 4 · Pick 8 (114) Leki Fotu DT Utah
Round 4 · Pick 25 (131) Rashard Lawrence DT LSU
Round 6 · Pick 23 (202) Evan Weaver LB California
Round 7 · Pick 8 (222) Eno Benjamin RB Arizona State

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 341.7 (Rank: 21), Pass Yards/Gm – 217.3 (Rank: 24), Rush Yards/Gm – 124.4 (Rank: 10), Points/Gm – 22.6 (Rank: 16), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.12 (Rank: 22), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.4% (Rank: 26)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 402.0 (Rank: 32), Pass Yards/Gm – 281.9 (Rank: 31), Rush Yards/Gm – 120.1 (Rank: 24), Points/Gm – 27.6 (Rank: 28), Fantasy Points/Gm – 4.19 (Rank: 30), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.17 (Rank: 14), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.0% (Rank: 16), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 25.19 (Rank: 32), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 25.46 (Rank: 19), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 39.26 (Rank: 25), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 20.14 (Rank: 32).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Kyler Murray
RB: Kenyan Drake
GLB: Kenyan Drake
3RB: Kenyan Drake
WR: DeAndre Hopkins
WR: Larry Fitzgerald
WR: Christian Kirk
TE: Maxx Williams

Notes:
Current projected win total across most books: 7
Strength of schedule rank: 14 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

Los Angeles Rams

2019 Record: 9-7, 3rd in NFC West

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:

DC Wade Phillips

Hired:

DC Brandon Staley
OC Kevin O’Connell

Player Additions:

DT A’Shawn Robinson (from Detroit)
OLB Leonard Floyd (from Chicago)
K Austin MacGinnis (from XFL)
K Lirim Hajrullahu (from CFL)

Player Subtractions:

RB Todd Gurley
WR Brandin Cooks
S Eric Weddle
CB Nickell Robey-Coleman
OLB Clay Matthews
DE Dante Fowler
LB Corey Littleton
K Greg Zuerlein
WR Jojo Natson
WR Mike Thomas

Draft:

Round 2 · Pick 20 (52) Cam Akers RB Florida State
Round 2 · Pick 25 (57) Van Jefferson WR Florida
Round 3 · Pick 20 (84) Terrell Lewis EDGE Alabama
Round 3 · Pick 40 (104) Terrell Burgess S Utah
Round 4 · Pick 30 (136) Brycen Hopkins TE Purdue
Round 6 · Pick 20 (199) Jordan Fuller S Ohio State
Round 7 · Pick 20 (234) Clay Johnston LB Baylor
Round 7 · Pick 34 (248) Sam Sloman K Miami (Ohio)
Round 7 · Pick 36 (250) Tremayne Anchrum G Clemson

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 374.9 (Rank: 7), Pass Yards/Gm – 281.2 (Rank: 4), Rush Yards/Gm – 93.7 (Rank: 26), Points/Gm – 24.6 (Rank: 11), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.27 (Rank: 19), Adjusted Sack Rate – 3.7% (Rank: 1)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 339.6 (Rank: 13), Pass Yards/Gm – 226.6 (Rank: 12), Rush Yards/Gm – 113.1 (Rank: 19), Points/Gm – 22.8 (Rank: 17), Fantasy Points/Gm – 9.13 (Rank: 5), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.26 (Rank: 16), Adjusted Sack Rate – 8.1% (Rank: 7), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 17.37 (Rank: 11), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 24.09 (Rank: 15), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 33.75 (Rank: 14), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 12.45 (Rank: 17).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Jared Goff
RB: Darrell Henderson
GLB: Malcolm Brown
3RB: Darrell Henderson
WR: Robert Woods
WR: Cooper Kupp
WR: Josh Reynolds
TE: Tyler Higbee/Gerald Everett

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 8.5
Strength of schedule rank: 26 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:
Target Goff against weak pressure and at home.

Defense:

San Francisco 49ers

2019 Record: 13-3, 1st in NFC West

Player Additions:

G Tom Compton (from New York Jets)
DE Kerry Hyder (from Dallas)
LB Joe Walker (from Arizona)
WR Travis Benjamin (from Los Angeles Chargers)
LT Trent Williams (from Washington)

Player Subtractions:

WR Emmanuel Sanders
TE Garrett Celek
DT DeForest Buckner
G Mike Person
LT Joe Staley
RB Matt Breida
WR Marquise Goodwin
TE Levine Toilolo
DT Sheldon Day
DE Anthony Zettell
LB Elijah Lee

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 14 (14) Javon Kinlaw DT South Carolina
Round 1 · Pick 25 (25) Brandon Aiyuk WR Arizona State
Round 5 · Pick 7 (153) Colton McKivitz T West Virginia
Round 6 · Pick 11 (190) Charlie Woerner TE Georgia
Round 7 · Pick 3 (217) Jauan Jennings WR Tennessee

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 381.1 (Rank: 4), Pass Yards/Gm – 237.0 (Rank: 13), Rush Yards/Gm – 144.1 (Rank: 2), Points/Gm – 29.9 (Rank: 2), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.53 (Rank: 8), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.9% (Rank: 15)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 281.8 (Rank: 2), Pass Yards/Gm – 169.2 (Rank: 1), Rush Yards/Gm – 112.6 (Rank: 17), Points/Gm – 19.4 (Rank: 8), Fantasy Points/Gm – 10.2 (Rank: 3), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.169 (Rank: 13), Adjusted Sack Rate – 9.0% (Rank: 2), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 17.0 (Rank: 10), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 17.4 (Rank: 3), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 33.3 (Rank: 12), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 10.0 (Rank: 6).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Jimmy Garoppolo
RB: Raheem Mostert
GLB: Raheem Mostert
3RB: Tevin Coleman
WR: Deebo Samuel*
WR: Brandon Aiyuk (R)
WR: Kendrick Bourne
TE: George Kittle

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 10.5
Strength of schedule rank: 17 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:
*WR Deebo Samuel (foot fracture) likely to miss first 6 weeks.

Defense:

Seattle Seahawks

2019 Record: 11-5, 2nd in NFC West

Player Additions:

RB Carlos Hyde (from Houston)
TE Greg Olsen (from Carolina)
C/G B.J. Finney (from Pittsburgh)
RT Brandon Shell (from New York Jets)
DE Bruce Irvin (from Carolina)
T Cedric Ogbuehi (from Jacksonville)
G Chance Warmack (from Philadelphia)
CB Quinton Dunbar (from Washington)
WR Phillip Dorsett (from New England)
DE Benson Mayowa (from Oakland)
G Kahlil McKenzie (from XFL)

Player Subtractions:

TE Ed Dickson
S Tedric Thompson
G D.J. Fluker
C Justin Britt
DT Nazair Jones
TE George Fant
DT Quinten Jefferson
DT Al Woods
T Germain Ifedi

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

2019 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 374.4 (Rank: 8), Pass Yards/Gm – 236.9 (Rank: 14), Rush Yards/Gm – 137.5 (Rank: 4), Points/Gm – 25.3 (Rank: 9), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.32 (Rank: 16), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.9% (Rank: 24)

2019 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 381.6 (Rank: 26), Pass Yards/Gm – 263.9 (Rank: 27), Rush Yards/Gm – 117.7 (Rank: 22), Points/Gm – 24.9 (Rank: 22), Fantasy Points/Gm – 7.75 (Rank: 14), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.36 (Rank: 21), Adjusted Sack Rate – 5.1% (Rank: 30), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 18.97 (Rank: 17), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 25.54 (Rank: 20), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 36.17 (Rank: 20), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 15.66 (Rank: 31).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Russell Wilson
RB: Chris Carson
GLB: Chris Carson
3RB: Chris Carson
WR: Tyler Lockett
WR: D.K. Metcalf
WR: David Moore
TE: Greg Olsen

Notes:

Current projected win totals across most books: 9.5
Strength of schedule rank: 16 (Based on opposition current projected win totals).

Offense:

Defense:

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

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