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Sakamoto: 49ers “Lynch Pin” doing work like a Boss, wins 1st Round!

San Francisco 49ers GM John Lynch had a vision heading into day 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft, and that was solidifying the team’s defensive front seven. The old-school philosophy of building a team from the inside/out, Lynch did that to perfection on Thursday.  In the early stages of the team’s pre-draft process, Lynch admitted the team was well-positioned to have leverage in potential...
Via NinerFans.com
15 minutes ago

2017 NFL Draft: 49ers Win First Round of Draft After Trade with Bears

The San Francisco 49ers, led by general manager John Lynch, pulled off a bountiful trade with the Chicago Bears, which helped the Niners win the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.   Last night’s first round of the 2017 NFL Draft was summarized best by a humble wise man: The #49ers won the first round of […] 2017 NFL Draft: 49ers Win First Round of Draft After Trade with Bears...
Via Niner Noise
1 hour 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 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: Breaking Down 49ers’ Biggest Needs after Round 1

With the first round of the NFL Draft complete, Niner Noise looks into the biggest needs for the San Francisco 49ers heading into day two.   Wow, what an exciting time to be a San Francisco 49ers’ fan! On day one, Niners’ brass members John Lynch and Paraag Marathe traded down from No. 2 to the […] 2017 NFL Draft: Breaking Down 49ers’ Biggest Needs after Round 1 - Niner...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

How Experts Graded the 49ers First Round Draft Picks

The San Francisco 49ers received rave reviews following a pair of first round selections in Solomon Thomas and Reuben Foster.
Via 49ers.com
3 hours ago

49ers NFL Draft: Day 2 Offensive Weapons for San Francisco

After a fantastic first day of the NFL Draft, that netted the San Francisco 49ers two impact defenders, the Niners are poised to look at some offensive weapons. Today Niner Noise is going to take an in-depth look at the day two candidates at offensive skill positions.   After Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft, all the […] 49ers NFL Draft: Day 2 Offensive Weapons for San Francisco...
Via Niner Noise
5 hours ago

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
5 hours 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
6 hours 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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Reacts to 49ers Round 1 Draft Selections

Take a look at the social media reaction to John Lynch's first round draft selections of Solomon Thomas and Reuben Foster.
Via 49ers.com
17 hours ago

49ers Nab Stanford DE Solomon Thomas With 2nd Overall Pick

On day 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft, Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch, and the rest of the San Francisco 49ers’ management did a fantastic job. Not only did they get the guy that they’ve been targeting in DE Solomon Thomas, but they also acquired more picks; this is exactly what a rebuilding team should be doing. A rebuilding team needs to have plenty of picks in order to fill holes in...
Via NinerFans.com
18 hours ago

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
20 hours 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
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Draft Stanford DL Solomon Thomas

After trading out of the No. 2 overall pick, the San Francisco 49ers drafted Stanford DL Solomon Thomas with the No. 3 pick.
Via 49ers.com
23 hours ago

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
1 day 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Which Quarterback fits?

With the NFL Draft less than a week away rumors are flying. As usual, most of these rumors are about the quarterback position. We hear about Cleveland Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam meddling in football matters and wanting a quarterback. The San Francisco 49ers want Mitchell Trubisky and Deshaun Watson; the Chicago Bears might draft a quarterback at 3. These rumors are expected, but how...
Via isportsweb.com
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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Are 49ers looking to trade No. 2 pick?

49ers general manager John Lynch went to bat for the 2017 quarterback draft class, but was he really doing it just to be a nice guy?Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson, DeShone Kizer and Patrick Mahomes lead a group of quarterbacks that’s generally considered mediocre compared to other quarterback classes.Lynch isn’t ready to dismiss all of these quarterbacks as long-term projects...
Via The Sports Daily
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss
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