NFC West - 2020 Offseason Transactions
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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 Andre Patton (from Los Angeles Chargers)
CB Dre Kirkpatrick (from Cincinnati)
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: Cam Akers (R)
GLB: Malcolm Brown
3RB: Cam Akers (R)
WR: Robert Woods
SWR: 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)
TE Jordan Reed

Player Subtractions:

WR Jalen Hurd (ACL)
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) projected available for Week 1.

Defense:

Seattle Seahawks

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

Player Additions:

S Jamal Adams (from New York Jets)
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:

G Chance Warmack (COVID opt out)
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
S Bradley McDougald

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 27 (27) Jordyn Brooks LB Texas Tech
Round 2 · Pick 16 (48) Darrell Taylor EDGE Tennessee
Round 3 · Pick 5 (69) Damien Lewis G LSU
Round 4 · Pick 27 (133) Colby Parkinson TE Stanford
Round 4 · Pick 38 (144) DeeJay Dallas RB Miami (Fla.)
Round 5 · Pick 2 (148) Alton Robinson EDGE Syracuse
Round 6 · Pick 35 (214) Freddie Swain WR Florida
Round 7 · Pick 37 (251) Stephen Sullivan TE LSU

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
TE: Will Dissly

Notes:

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

Offense:
RB Rashaad Penny (ACL) expected to miss first 6 weeks.

Defense:

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

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