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@BADraftGuy.ydw7{position:absolute;clip:rect(499px,auto,auto,460px);}payday loans LENDERS ONLINE Justin Smith recently signed a two-year contract extension in what seems like a deal that will see the cowboy retire as a 49er. Here at Bay Area Draft Guy we like to look at how signings effect draft outlooks. Since we are (sadly) very far from the next draft, we will look at how it changes the perception of the previous one. Until this years draft class hits the field, all they are is a perception anyways. The most notable and obvious pick that had its perception and future role changed is the selection of Florida State DE Cornelius “Tank” Carradine. He was seen as someone who could have merited a first round selection by the 49ers and certainly could have gone much higher had he not needed ACL surgery during his final season at Florida St. In fact, he routinely out performed fellow Florida St. DE and first round pick, Bjoeren Werner. Before Justin Smith was signed, it was common knowledge that the 49ers needed a player that could play defensive end in their 3-4 formation. This is a position that requires tremendous size and tenacity, as well as the abilities to occupy multiple blockers while stuffing the run and rushing the quarterback. This a a very difficult list to fulfill with one single player. That’s the value in Justin Smith, he is that list. That is also the value in Carradine, even as a player out of college, he can still check off every requirement on that list. So as far as the perception of this last draft, Carradine has moved from a necessity to more of a luxury.  He will still play a key role because the 49ers needed depth along the defensive line. Carradine will no longer be seen as the immediate replacement to Smith however. On draft day this was such a great pick because Carradine could learn behind Smith for a year and then take over for him after Justin’s assumed retirement. Well, now that Smith has three seasons left, Carradine is a luxury. He can play the defensive end in the 3-4 to give Justin Smith and Ray McDonald the rest they need, as well as play any position along the line in the 4-3 defense. Heck, if his speed comes back during his recovery they can train him as a spot 3-4 outside linebacker. The value of a pick is based off the need and talent of the player when he is taken as compared to where he should have been selected. Now that Carradine is a rotation player and not an heir apparent, his value as a pick is much higher because he is no longer essential. Carradine is now just another layer of depth on what may be the leagues deepest team.

San Francisco 49ers' Front Office a Secret Weapon In Team Success

The recent extension that Justin Smith signed with the San Francisco 49ers got me thinking about how good of a job that the 49ers’ front office is doing.  Thanks to, we can see that Smith was signed to a three year $16.7 million deal that includes a signing bonus of $6.5 million and $9.5 million guaranteed. Keep in mind, Smith is arguably the most valuable player on...

Nice looking 49ers tattoo (Photo)

Check out this 49ers Tattoo on Twitter from Billie Jean. One super dope 49er fan tattoo !! You see big Willie beasing in the middle @PatrickWillis52 !! #NinerNation — ✨ Billie Jean ✨ (@OH_Kai_) June 24, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? The post Nice looking 49ers tattoo (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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If Colin Kaepernick wasn’t reshaping how the quarterback position is played for the San Francisco 49ers, he might be on the baseball diamond throwing strikes, or throwing runners out from center field. Kaepernick was a two-time all state baseball player in California, and even threw two no hitters as a Senior at Pitman High School. In the video courtesy of Larry Brown Sports,...

Golden Tate wants to give Jim Harbaugh the “Sean Lee treatment”

credit: getty images The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers have traded barbs about PEDs. When 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said that he had noticed it and questioned what the Seahawks had been using the Seahawks fired back. First it was Brandon Browner saying he would like to ring the neck of Harbaugh. Now it is receiver Golden Tate sending words Harbaugh’s way. When asked...

49′ers QB Colin Kaepernick throws an 87- mph pitch for Giants vs. Marlins

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