San Francisco 49ers: Complete 2012 Draft Summary and Grades

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San Francisco 49ers: Complete 2012 Draft Summary and Grades
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A.J. Jenkins is the player the 49ers wanted all along

The San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke and head coach Jim Harbaugh have consistently stated that they would select the "best player available" as they migrated through the 2012 NFL draft. They obviously believe they have no glaring needs, which is a good place to be in.

Harbaugh also believes strongly in his coaching staff and their ability to develop players, even those selected in the lower rounds, into productive NFL contributors. This belief has enabled the 49ers to make deals to stockpile picks in the mid to later rounds of the draft.

The 49ers came into the draft with one selection towards the end of each round. Let's take a look at who they have selected, as well as the trades they have made. I will provide an analysis and a grade for each move.

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