49ers should be scared after these 4 draft picks landed in NFC West

The 49ers got stronger after the NFL Draft, but so did the the rest of the NFC West, unfortunately. These five selections especially should cause some concern for Niners fans.
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Seattle Seahawks

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It's always annoying when a potential steal falls into the laps of a rival, and Byron Murphy is certainly someone that applies in this situation.

Murphy was someone who could have been picked as high as No. 9 by the Chicago Bears without any complaints whatsoever, and he looks to be a very dangerous player for the 49ers to be facing twice a year after slipping to the Seattle Seahawks.

The best defensive tackle in the draft, Murphy is an explosive interior pass-rusher with a wicked quick first step who can quickly cause havoc in many backfields sooner rather than later. Because he's shorter and smaller than a normal defensive tackle at 6-foot-0 and 297 pounds, he's very difficult to block as he gets strong leverage by getting under them.

Murphy is a talent, and the Seahawks are definitely upgrading their pass rush which is something they’ve needed to do for a while as they've lost step with the Niners in the NFC West race in recent seasons.

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