4 Players the San Francisco 49ers Should Avoid in the 2013 NFL Draft

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4 Players the San Francisco 49ers Should Avoid in the 2013 NFL Draft
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As much as teams want to find the next great player for their franchise, they want to avoid the next big NFL bust.

Especially for organizations on the cusp, looking for the final components to a championship-winning team, it is vital to take advantage of the window they have before the wave of personnel making them great now dissipates. 

This is particularly true for the San Francisco 49ers, who have inched closer to a sixth Lombardi Trophy each year under Jim Harbaugh.

The talent is there, and most analysts would say they are merely two or three players away from a dominant run in 2013. And with a league-high 13 draft picks, they are in the driver’s seat to land those missing pieces.

However, on draft day, general manager Trent Baalke needs to be cognizant of hyped players who might not be a suitable fit with the team. There are several players at positions of need that might be traps, which ultimately set the team back.  

In the following, we take a look at four high-profile prospects the 49ers should avoid in the draft.

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