2017 NFL Draft: Breaking Down C.J. Beathard to San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers made a trade back into the third round in a surprise move to select Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard. Here we break down the pick. Everybody expected the 49ers to take a quarterback in this draft, nobody expected it to be Iowa’s C.J. Beathard. The 49ers used a fourth-rounder and a seventh-rounder in a […] 2017 NFL Draft: Breaking Down C.J. Beathard to San Francisco 49ers...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft: Breaking Down Ahkello Witherspoon to San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers used their first third-round pick to bolster the secondary with the addition of Colorado cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon. We break down the pick. San Francisco’s secondary was improved in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft as the 49ers selected Colorado cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon. Witherspoon comes to the 49ers having formed part of […] 2017 NFL Draft: Breaking...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

VIDEO: 49ers’ John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan: “It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it!”

The San Francisco 49ers locker room got a face-lift thanks to GM John Lynch and HC Kyle Shanahan. Upon entering the 49ers locker room, changes have been made. From painted red walls to a mural on the right side honoring the 49ers greats which includes WR Dwight Clark, QB Steve Young, RB Roger Craig, QB Joe Montana, LB Patrick Willis, DB Ronnie Lott, and WR Jerry Rice, the changes...
Via NinerFans.com
6 hours ago

San Francisco 49ers Draft Colorado CB Ahkello Witherspoon

The 49ers used the 66th overall pick to bolster their secondary with a long, athletic cornerback out of Colorado.
Via 49ers.com
8 hours ago

Solomon Thomas and Reuben Foster 'Already Feel Like Brothers'

The pair of 49ers first round picks are excited to enter the NFL together as cornerstones of San Francisco's defense.
Via 49ers.com
9 hours ago

Reuben Foster hung up on Saints when 49ers called him

Reuben Foster told a story for the ages during his introductory press conference on Friday.Foster was picked No. 31 overall in the NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, who traded up with the Seahawks in order to get the linebacker. But they almost didn’t get him.According to Foster, he was on the phone with the New Orleans Saints, who were picking at No. 32 and about to take him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Experts Graded the 49ers First Round Draft Picks

The San Francisco 49ers received rave reviews following a pair of first round selections in Solomon Thomas and Reuben Foster.
Via 49ers.com
13 hours ago

49ers NFL Draft: Day 2 Offensive Weapons for San Francisco

After a fantastic first day of the NFL Draft, that netted the San Francisco 49ers two impact defenders, the Niners are poised to look at some offensive weapons. Today Niner Noise is going to take an in-depth look at the day two candidates at offensive skill positions.   After Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft, all the […] 49ers NFL Draft: Day 2 Offensive Weapons for San Francisco...
Via Niner Noise
15 hours ago

Report: 49ers received another ‘legitimate’ offer for No. 2 pick

The first day of the 2017 NFL Draft is in the books and some major trade action went down. For starters, the Chicago Bears surprisingly swapped their No. 3 spot with the San Francisco 49ers’ No. 2 to trade up for quarterback Mitch Trubisky.That trade involved the Bears also giving up their 2017 third and fourth-round picks in addition to their 2018 third-rounder. Many are of the...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Bears bid against themselves in Mitchell Trubisky trade?

Could the Chicago Bears have stayed at No. 3 and landed Mitchell Trubisky without having to trade three picks? The answer isn’t clear, but it sure sounds like they may have been able to.Several NFL reporters revealed Friday that, while there may have been interest, there was little to no evidence that any other teams were actually pushing hard to acquire the No. 2 pick from the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch: 49ers landed ‘two of our top three players’

John Lynch’s first draft as general manager of the San Francisco 49ers doesn’t seem as if it could have gone much better than it did.The team netted three extra picks to move down one spot for defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, and then jumped back into the first round to stop linebacker Reuben Foster’s slide — which, according to Lynch, meant the Niners got two of the top...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers Nab Stanford DE Solomon Thomas With 3rd Overall Pick

On day 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft, Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch, and the rest of the San Francisco 49ers’ management did a fantastic job. Not only did they get the guy that they’ve been targeting in DE Solomon Thomas, but they also acquired more picks; this is exactly what a rebuilding team should be doing. A rebuilding team needs to have plenty of picks in order to fill holes in...
Via NinerFans.com
1 day ago

49ers trade with Seahawks to draft Reuben Foster at No. 31

A pair of NFC West opponents have struck a deal. The San Francisco 49ers traded up to the No. 31 pick held by the Seattle Seahawks to draft Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster. Foster was certainly a highly regarded talent entering the draft. But a shoulder injury, as well as a diluted drug test, did a lot to diminish his draft stock.The Seahawks acquired the second pick of the second...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers draft Solomon Thomas with No. 3 overall pick

Solomon Thomas was a name that rose up draft boards throughout the entire 2017 NFL Draft process. He has the potential to completely change a defense’s pass rush and the San Francisco 49ers were happy to take him with the No. 3 overall pick in the draft. Last season with the Stanford Cardinal, Thomas ended up recording 61 total tackles to go along with 8.5 sacks and a forced fumble...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM was classmates with this top NFL Draft prospect

As the San Francisco 49ers put the final touches on what they plan to do with the second pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft, there’s not many people outside of the organization that know what their plans are.Coming off a two-win season and with a first-year general manager that boasts no front office experience, this team is a true wildcard in the first round.With all that said, San...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers might roll the dice on a QB at No. 2

The San Francisco 49ers widely aren’t view as a team ready to grab a quarterback with the second pick in the 2017 NFL draft.Mired in one of the league’s most extensive rebuilds, the common thought is the 49ers should go best player available no matter what. In a weak quarterback class, that wouldn’t be a quarterback.But Kyle Shanahan might have other ideas. The man responsible...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Which Quarterback fits?

With the NFL Draft less than a week away rumors are flying. As usual, most of these rumors are about the quarterback position. We hear about Cleveland Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam meddling in football matters and wanting a quarterback. The San Francisco 49ers want Mitchell Trubisky and Deshaun Watson; the Chicago Bears might draft a quarterback at 3. These rumors are expected, but how...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the San Francisco 49ers will not draft Leonard Fournette

Many have speculated the San Francisco 49ers are prepared to select Leonard Fournette with the second overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Fournette is considered to be one of the top three running backs in the draft after a highly productive career at LSU. However, the 49ers won’t be drafting Fournette, and here’s why.Kyle Shanahan and his father, former Oakland Raiders and Denver...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Are 49ers looking to trade No. 2 pick?

49ers general manager John Lynch went to bat for the 2017 quarterback draft class, but was he really doing it just to be a nice guy?Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson, DeShone Kizer and Patrick Mahomes lead a group of quarterbacks that’s generally considered mediocre compared to other quarterback classes.Lynch isn’t ready to dismiss all of these quarterbacks as long-term projects...
Via The Sports Daily
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

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