Here’s how the 49ers 2012 draft will play out. 1. They’re going to draft the best player available in the first round, and he will be Stanford TE Coby Fleener. He will instantly improve the Niners’ biggest weakness – their passing attack – and he will eventually replace Delanie Walker, who will be a free […]
Trent Baalke, obviously, is at least mildly irritated by the suggestion that the 49ers will be trying Chris Culliver out at a new position in the NFL. He did play cornerback as a senior – just ask Baalke – but he only made seven college starts at the position (and 24 at safety).
Hunter and eight other rookies have their jersey numbers and a few, Hunter included, have some legacies to uphold. First-round pick Aldon Smith has not selected his number (decisions, decisions).
During an interview on KNBR on Monday, ESPN draft analyst Trent Dilfer gave San Francisco’s draft a thumbs-up and discussed some of the picks.