Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

2021 NFL mock draft: Could 6 quarterbacks land in Round 1?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Our penultimate 2021 mock draft lands a sixth QB near the end of the first round.

Golden Nuggets: How big of a need is offensive line for the 49ers?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

We are a day away from overreacting to the 49ers’ brass and their facial expressions after every Justin Fields throw at his pro day. At 212 pounds, he’s built like a running back. At Clemson’s pro day last month, he hoisted 225 pounds on the bench press 24 times.

QB3? 49ers set to attend second pro day of Justin Fields, Trey Lance

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Interest in the 2021 quarterback class is through the roof and speculation points to the top three or four selections in the draft being spent on QBs, starting with Clemson's Trevor Lawrence at No. to the Jacksonville Jaguars. DraftKings lists Lawrence as a -10000 favorite to be the top pick in the draft.

Ex-Detroit Lions coach understands why San Francisco 49ers like Mac Jones: ‘He’s sharp’

Monday, April 12th, 2021

After spending two days with Jones in Alabama last month and working subsequently with him on Zoom, Kyle Caskey lauded the Alabama QB's mental acuity

Justin Fields Rumors: 49ers, Patriots the Only Known Teams Attending 2nd Pro Day

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers are reportedly the only two teams to commit to attending Justin Fields' second pro day at Ohio State this week. Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated reported the 49ers are set to send coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch to Columbus. Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is expected to lead New England's group.

49ers take note: QBs selected early in the draft don’t always live up to the hype

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Only 42% of quarterbacks selected in the first round have played well enough to be signed to a second contract with the team that picked them, and the probabilities get even lower when you consider the 49ers’ position this year. The 49ers will choose third, after moving up nine spots by trading to Miami their first-round picks in 2021, 2022 and 2023 and a third-round selection in 2022.

Golden Nuggets: Schefter says the idea is that Garoppolo will start in Week 1

Monday, April 12th, 2021

I think that’s the plan today. Do plans change? Sometimes they do, right?

49ers Rumors: SF Hasn’t Decided Who to Take with No. 3 Draft Pick Amid Mac Jones Buzz

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The San Francisco 49ers may not be completely locked in on Alabama's Mac Jones just yet. While Peter King hypothesized the NFC West team will take Jones with the No. overall pick of the 2021 NFL draft in his Football Morning in America column, he reported the 49ers have not yet decided.

Mock Draft Sunday: 49ers get active in trade market in 3-round projection

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

A three-round NFL mock draft for the San Francisco 49ers with trades and a Justin Fields selection.

Free Agent Facts: Wide Receiver Mohamed Sanu

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

As a true freshman at Rutgers, Sanu recorded 51 receptions for 639 yards, three touchdowns and rushed 62 times for 346 yards and five touchdowns. In 2009, Sanu was named the St. Petersburg Bowl MVP after defeating the University of Central Florida, 45-24. In 2011, Sanu broke Larry Fitzgerald's Big-East single-season reception record with 115 receptions for 1,206 yards.