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The 49ers were offered the 10th overall pick, but it came with a catch.

By Marc Delucchi | Niner Nation | Photo by Icon Sportswire

The San Francisco 49ers ended up not making a single move on Day 1 of this year’s NFL Draft, but that does not mean their phone lines were not buzzing with trade offers for wide receiver Deebo Samuel. According to a report by The Athletic’s 49ers beat writer Matt Barrows, the New York Jets offered the Niners the 10th overall pick and a fifth-round pick for Samuel, and the 61st overall pick. However, assuming the Jets were offering a fifth-round selection in this year’s draft, they only had one pick at that point in time (146).

While Barrows’ report confirms the Niners were offered a top-10 pick for Samuel, it also explains why a deal never seemed close to getting done. Per the three major draft pick value charts, the offer (assuming it included pick 146 and not a less valuable future fifth-rounder) was worth less than the 15th overall pick in the draft by itself.

The Jimmie Johnson chart, which is the original major chart and most archaic, was the highest on the offer, evaluating it as worth the 16th and 133rd overall selections. The Rich Hill chart, which has adapted the Jimmie Johnson chart with adjustments for recent trade trends, valued the offer as worth the 17th and 252nd overall selections. The Fitzgerald-Spielberger chart, which is based on statistical analysis of draft picks over the past two decades, was even lower on the offer, viewing it as equivalent in value to just the 24th overall selection.

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