Reuben Foster finally comes off the board, selected No. 31 overallBy Amber Lee
A pair of NFC West opponents have struck a deal. The San Francisco 49ers traded up to the No. 31 pick held by the Seattle Seahawks to draft Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) April 28, 2017
The Seahawks acquired the second pick of the second round (No. 34 overall), as well as a fourth rounder (No. 111 overall).
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) April 28, 2017
It’s hard to argue too much with either team’s haul on this one. The 49ers’ run defense was desperately in need of an impact player, and few question Foster’s ability to be just that.
We’ll see how the Seahawks do in the next few rounds.