49ers have no 1st-round draft pick for 1st time since 1996

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FILE – San Francisco 49ers normal manager John Lynch looks on ahead of an NFL football match from the Minnesota Vikings in Santa Clara, Calif., Nov. 28, 2021. The 49ers have served dictate the first spherical of the draft in 5 decades underneath Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan with best 10 picks four times and various 1st-rounders 2 times. (AP Photograph/Jed Jacobsohn, File)

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61. SAN FRANCISCO (12-8)

Previous Year: The Niners built it all the way to the NFC title sport prior to falling to the eventual Super Bowl winner Rams. WR Deebo Samuel emerged as a person of the major playmakers as equally a runner and receiver to direct the offense, while a wholesome period from edge rusher Nick Bosa served the defense. Jimmy Garoppolo remained the setting up QB irrespective of San Francisco trading three very first-spherical picks to draft Trey Lance third total. Garoppolo was mainly healthful following lacking major time with injuries in two of the earlier three seasons, but confirmed some of the inconsistencies that led to the trade for Lance.

Free Company/TRADES: Signed CB Charvarius Ward, DE Kerry Hyder, LB Oren Burks, S George Odum, DL Hassan Ridgeway, WR Ray-Ray McCloud, DL Kemoko Turay. Lost G Laken Tomlinson, CB K’Waun Williams, DT D.J. Jones, S Jaquiski Tartt, DE Arden Crucial, RB Raheem Mostert, CB Josh Norman, LB Marcell Harris.

THEY Want: G, S, DL, C, CB.

THEY Never Need to have: WR, QB, LB.

Feasible 1st Pick: Memphis G Dylan Parham Penn State S Jaquan Brisker USC DE Drake Jackson.

OUTLOOK: Right after creating top 10 picks in four of five drafts with GM John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan, the Niners go into this draft without the need of a very first-round decide for the initially time given that 1996. San Francisco was primarily silent in no cost company outdoors of signing Ward and a couple of function gamers, and will possible search for aid on the interior offensive line and in the secondary with nine draft picks. Including much more pass rush enable also could be a concentrate as the Niners frequently use a deep rotation on the defensive line. There is certainly also the tricky dilemma about Samuel’s potential soon after he reportedly requested for a trade. If San Francisco grants the ask for it could come for the duration of the first spherical to allow for the Niners to draft his substitution.

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