Finding a pass-rusher might be the 49ers’ biggest need heading into the draft. In the 49ers’ 3-4 scheme, the pass rush is expected to come from the outside linebackers.
At some point, perhaps on the second day of the draft (April 26), the 49ers will select a running back to complement Frank Gore.
Being a fan of college hoops, I was looking forward to last night’s championship game. After about four minutes, I started searching for other things to occupy my attention.
One of the top defensive players in the draft is relieved he does not have to be on the defensive any longer.
In mid-February, coach Mike Singletary was asked if the 49ers would take a quarterback with the No. 10 overall pick. He tilted his head to the side and pressed his lips together. His body language said no.
UPDATE: Michael Oher has not yet visited the 49ers. He is scheduled to visit. * * * Each NFL team is allowed 30 visits from draft-eligible players leading up to the draft. The 49ers got the process started two days ago (will get the process started in the near future).
The 49ers will unveil their new uniforms at the team’s draft party Saturday, April 25, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Free agency has slowed to a crawl and the draft is a month away.
The NFL today announced the official order for the 2009 draft:
The NFL announced the distribution of 32 compensatory picks, including two to the 49ers. * * * Niners 2009 draft picks: First round, No. 10 (10 overall) Second round, No. 11 (43) Third round, No. 10 (74) Fourth Round, No. 11 (111) Fifth round, No. 10 (146) *Fifth round, No. 35 (171) Sixth round, No. […]
The NFL today announced the full round-by-round order for the draft.
NFL Network’s draft analyst Mike Mayock said the 49ers should take a look at USC quarterback Mark Sanchez if he is still available after nine picks in the draft. But, he said, the more logical selection would probably be an offensive tackle.