NFL Draft 2020: Where 49ers, Raiders would pick if season ended today

Dalton Johnson
NBC Sports BayArea

The NFL regular season still has seven weeks to go, but for many teams it's time to start honing in on the 2020 draft. 

Phrases like "Tank for Tua" or "Bottom Out for Burrow" or "Play Like Dung for Chase Young" -- I'm still looking for a trademark on that one -- have taken shape for fans of teams such as the Bengals, Dolphins, Giants and Washington, among others. One year after the 49ers and Raiders each picked in the top four of the draft, the two teams find themselves in much different positions. 

The 49ers enter their Monday night matchup with the Seahawks as the last undefeated team in the NFL, which currently gives them the last pick in the first round of the 2020 draft. The Patriots are the only team with one loss, so even if San Francisco falls to Seattle, they would drop just one spot to No. 31 overall. 

On the other side of the Bay, the surprising 5-4 Raiders are in a solid spot for next year's draft. Their current record gives them the No. 17 pick in the draft, but Oakland is slated to have two first-round picks as the Raiders move to Las Vegas. 

The Raiders also own the Bears' first-round draft pick after Chicago acquired star edge rusher Khalil Mack from the Silver and Black last season. The pick could wind up much closer to the top of the draft than many expected, too. 

Chicago went 12-4 and won the NFC North last season. They lost the NFC Wild Card Game by one point against the Eagles, and looked like a team on the rise with an innovative head coach in Matt Nagy. But this year has not gone as planned for the Bears, who are 4-5 and trending down. 

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The Raiders' draft pick from the Bears sits at No. 14 overall after Week 10. That number could continue to get better for the Raiders, as the Bears still have to play contenders like the Cowboys, Packers, Chiefs and Vikings. 

While Raiders fans have their eyes on the playoffs, they should be paying just as much attention to the scores of Bears games for the rest of the season.

NFL Draft 2020: Where 49ers, Raiders would pick if season ended today originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

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