After finishing with the same record and tied for three other draft tiebreakers, the 49ers won a coin toss at the NFL Scouting Combine over the Raiders on Friday, awarding the team with the 9th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft.
The 49ers win their first matchup of 2018 with the Raiders. pic.twitter.com/ADayG9iG50
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) March 2, 2018
The coin was flipped by Rod Woodson, who played as a defensive back for both the 49ers and Raiders. 49ers general manager John Lynch was in attendance representing the Niners, while the Raiders were represented by general manager Reggie MacKenzie and new/old head coach Jon Gruden.
Lynch wants it so bad. pic.twitter.com/ERCP455lCl
— Dieter Kurtenbach (@dkurtenbach) March 2, 2018
— Bob Lange (@49ersPR) March 2, 2018
In addition to finishing with the same record, the teams also had the same record in common games with both division opponents and conference opponents in 2017.