2008 NFL draft ... the 2013 version [Pictures]
In April, we will reach the five-year anniversary of the 2008 NFL draft. In that draft, the Ravens grabbed the cornerstones of their offense in quarterback Joe Flacco and running back Ray Rice. That class was stocked with offensive playmakers and featured a few standouts on the offensive line. Knowing what we know now, how would the draft play out if we did it all over again? Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel is on it, rewriting history by redrafting the first round of the 2008 draft from top to bottom.
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29. San Francisco 49ers( Doug Kapustin, MCT / October 24, 2010 )
Original pick: Kentwan Balmer, DT, North Carolina
New pick: Steve Johnson, WR, Kentucky
Michael Crabtree might be developing into a star, but the 49ers got little else from the wide receiver position in their run to the Super Bowl. Steve Johnson (above) would give Colin Kaepernick another nice target.