The San Francisco 49ers have filled another big need, trading up to select Rice tight end Vance McDonald with the 55th selection of the NFL draft.
The NFC champions acquired the pick from the Green Bay Packers on Friday, giving up the 61st choice in the second round and a sixth-round pick at No. 173.
San Francisco lost Delanie Walker, the backup to Vernon Davis, to the Titans last...
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April 26, 2013
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The first round of the NFL Draft is this Thursday, April 25th, at 8 PM ET. Because of this, starting today I am going to post a NFL Draft sleeper piece every morning until the draft. There is very little chance that any of these guys are selected in the first round on Thursday, they will probably be picked somewhere in rounds 2-7, that take place...
By Contributor Steve Shoup, Fanspeak.com:
One of the position groups that I was least excited about seeing this week was the tight ends. Not only was there no early round talent among this group, but there was even a question if some of these guys would get drafted. Many of the guys seemed one dimensional and weren’t highly touted, and could leave them undrafted at a position that...