Calais Campbell over Red Bryant
Patrick Willis (slide Wagner over)
Larry Fitzgerald (Fitz, Rice, Tate)
Joe Staley over Breno Giacomini
Greg Zuerlein over Steven Hauschka
Kinda sucks how there isn't a franchise QB in the division.
Campbell is like Red Bryant with a very good, very consistent pass rush ability. He'd instantly add 6-8 sacks to this defense without giving up much against the run.
Willis is the best 4-3 linebacker in the NFL and Seattle could use another good one, so this is a no brainer.
Fitzgerald is killing me this year in fantasy, but this is obviously a no-brainer. He'd probably fair about as well as Rice in our current offense though.
Joe Staley might be the best tackle in the division. I like Breno, but our offense can't handle his mistakes right now. This is a big enough upgrade to justify making the list.
I'm surprised that I'm the first to name Zuerlein. Hauschka is good, but Zuerlein is unreal and his range changes field position strategy tremendously. Are you in opponent territory? Then you should expect to score if you have Zuerlein on your team.
Rat wrote:I'm surprised how little Patrick Peterson is being mentioned. Our CBs are great, but Peterson is special.
I was a HUGE fan of Peterson in the draft: I said he was the top player in 2011 over Cam Newton. But we have two top 10 CBs already (per PFF), and I doubt Peterson would thrive as much in our press system. We don't need him as a KR either. I'm not sure he's an upgrade for us, and if he is, it's by very little. That probably explains the scarcity, even if Peterson has a bright future.