Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 2/28/13
Once the San Francisco 49ers deal to trade away Alex Smith to the Chiefs is complete, they will own 12 draft picks in April’s NFL Draft. That puts them in position to make a lot of deals moving forward, especially with a high 2nd round pick. According to recent reports, the 49ers have the eyes set on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. According to a Yahoo Sports report quoting unnamed league sources, San Francisco is open to trading multiple picks for Revis, though the All-Pro corner is coming off major knee surgery and would be just a one-year rental unless the Niners agreed to his wish for a market-setting contract. This would be a coup for the 49ers if they can land one the best corners in the game, as he would bolster an already stout defense. Of course, we are only in the rumor stage of this deal, and neither team has commented on this. However, an NFL GM did say that this makes too much sense for both sides: “It’s kind of a no-brainer for everyone involved, assuming the Jets are truly willing and ready to trade [Revis],” the source said. “San Francisco has more picks than [...]
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