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Quarterback C.J. Beathard a Polarizing, Intriguing 49ers Pick in the NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers used a third round pick to nab former Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard in the NFL Draft. Was this a wasted pick or a sign of genius from head coach Kyle Shanahan?   C.J. Beathard is your newest San Francisco 49ers quarterback. The Niners moved up to pick No. 104 in the […] Quarterback C.J. Beathard a Polarizing, Intriguing 49ers Pick in the NFL Draft - Niner...
Via Niner Noise
31 minutes ago

Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. Evaluate 49ers 2017 NFL Draft Class

Two of the most respected draft experts had glowing reviews for John Lynch in his first draft as the San Francisco 49ers GM.
Via 49ers.com
4 hours ago

5 Needs the San Francisco 49ers Failed to Address in the 2017 NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers came away with one of the better NFL Draft classes in 2017. But general manager John Lynch and Co. still failed to address some key positions over the three-day period. Let’s look at the biggest misses.   San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch aced his first NFL Draft test with […] 5 Needs the San Francisco 49ers Failed to Address in the 2017...
Via Niner Noise
5 hours ago

San Francisco 49ers: Biggest Winners & Losers from the 2017 NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers brought in a haul of talent from the 2017 NFL Draft. With this new crop comes an immediate impact, but that means other players will lose out. Niner Noise takes a look at the biggest winners and losers from this crucial offseason event.   The 2017 NFL Draft is officially over, […] San Francisco 49ers: Biggest Winners & Losers from the 2017 NFL Draft...
Via Niner Noise
13 hours ago

Grading the San Francisco 49ers draft, Part 1

Day three of the 2017 NFL Draft has come to a close, which means the draft is officially over. This was the first draft since 2009 where the 49ers were not led by Trent Baalke, who was fired earlier this offseason and replaced by John Lynch, a former FOX analyst who had never worked in a front office prior to the 49ers hiring him. Let’s see how he did. First Round, Pick 3: Solomon...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers TE George Kittle Shares Scouting Report on QB C.J. Beathard

Who better to share details about the 49ers new quarterback than his college tight end? The two now reunite in San Francisco.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

Sakamoto: How 3rd-round pick CB Akhello Witherspoon Impact 49ers Depth?

On day two of the 2017 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers were once again on the clock. The team desperately in need of depth at the cornerback position, opted for one in the third-round (No. 66). Welcome, Colorado CB Akhello Witherspoon.  At 6-3, 198, Witherspoon has a current skill set that drives coach’s nuts. On one hand, Witherspoon has a knack for the ball. On the other...
Via NinerFans.com
1 day ago

San Francisco 49ers Draft Utah RB Joe Williams

John Lynch made his sixth trade of the 2017 NFL Draft. This one moved the 49ers up in the draft to take Utah running back Joe Williams.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

Reuben Foster hung up on Saints when 49ers called him

Reuben Foster told a story for the ages during his introductory press conference on Friday.Foster was picked No. 31 overall in the NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, who traded up with the Seahawks in order to get the linebacker. But they almost didn’t get him.According to Foster, he was on the phone with the New Orleans Saints, who were picking at No. 32 and about to take him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers received another ‘legitimate’ offer for No. 2 pick

The first day of the 2017 NFL Draft is in the books and some major trade action went down. For starters, the Chicago Bears surprisingly swapped their No. 3 spot with the San Francisco 49ers’ No. 2 to trade up for quarterback Mitch Trubisky.That trade involved the Bears also giving up their 2017 third and fourth-round picks in addition to their 2018 third-rounder. Many are of the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Bears bid against themselves in Mitchell Trubisky trade?

Could the Chicago Bears have stayed at No. 3 and landed Mitchell Trubisky without having to trade three picks? The answer isn’t clear, but it sure sounds like they may have been able to.Several NFL reporters revealed Friday that, while there may have been interest, there was little to no evidence that any other teams were actually pushing hard to acquire the No. 2 pick from the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch: 49ers landed ‘two of our top three players’

John Lynch’s first draft as general manager of the San Francisco 49ers doesn’t seem as if it could have gone much better than it did.The team netted three extra picks to move down one spot for defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, and then jumped back into the first round to stop linebacker Reuben Foster’s slide — which, according to Lynch, meant the Niners got two of the top...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers trade with Seahawks to draft Reuben Foster at No. 31

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. Foster was certainly a highly regarded talent entering the draft. But a shoulder injury, as well as a diluted drug test, did a lot to diminish his draft stock.The Seahawks acquired the second pick of the second...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers draft Solomon Thomas with No. 3 overall pick

Solomon Thomas was a name that rose up draft boards throughout the entire 2017 NFL Draft process. He has the potential to completely change a defense’s pass rush and the San Francisco 49ers were happy to take him with the No. 3 overall pick in the draft. Last season with the Stanford Cardinal, Thomas ended up recording 61 total tackles to go along with 8.5 sacks and a forced fumble...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM was classmates with this top NFL Draft prospect

As the San Francisco 49ers put the final touches on what they plan to do with the second pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft, there’s not many people outside of the organization that know what their plans are.Coming off a two-win season and with a first-year general manager that boasts no front office experience, this team is a true wildcard in the first round.With all that said, San...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers might roll the dice on a QB at No. 2

The San Francisco 49ers widely aren’t view as a team ready to grab a quarterback with the second pick in the 2017 NFL draft.Mired in one of the league’s most extensive rebuilds, the common thought is the 49ers should go best player available no matter what. In a weak quarterback class, that wouldn’t be a quarterback.But Kyle Shanahan might have other ideas. The man responsible...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the San Francisco 49ers will not draft Leonard Fournette

Many have speculated the San Francisco 49ers are prepared to select Leonard Fournette with the second overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Fournette is considered to be one of the top three running backs in the draft after a highly productive career at LSU. However, the 49ers won’t be drafting Fournette, and here’s why.Kyle Shanahan and his father, former Oakland Raiders and Denver...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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