1. 5 Creative Moves the San Francisco 49ers Can Pull on Draft Day

    Innovative methods via the transaction wire are something the San Francisco 49ers have become known for under the new regime of coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke...

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  2. Re-Grading the San Francisco 49ers' Past 5 Drafts

    The 2014 NFL draft is fast approaching. Player analysis is wrapped up and boards are set, which makes this a perfect time for reflection...

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  3. Ranking the San Francisco 49ers' Biggest Needs to Address in the 2014 NFL Draft

    As each day of the offseason passes, the needs of the once-draft-rich and roster-flush San Francisco 49ers seem to grow...

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  4. Should the San Francisco 49ers Really Trade LaMichael James?

    On Wednesday, April 16, Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee broke a report that the San Francisco 49ers are working the phones with the intentions of trading third-string tailback LaMichael James...

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  5. Assigning Odds to Every Potential San Francisco 49ers 1st-Round Pick

    At this juncture in the offseason, this close to the NFL draft, there is a fairly accurate picture of which prospects teams will be targeting on Day 1...

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  6. Available Free Agents Still Within the San Francisco 49ers' Reach

    San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is likely done maneuvering through free agency, having made his acquisitions within the first 48 hours of the opening period...

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  7. 2014 NFL Draft Prospects That Could Be Opening-Game Starters for the 49ers

    It’s only April, but if the San Francisco 49ers had a game to play tomorrow, they could field 11 starters on offense and 11 on defense. Not to mention, they also have an All-Pro punter and All-Pro place-kicker...

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  8. Big-Time NFL Draft Prospects That Might Not Fit the San Francisco 49ers

    NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock boldly declared this 2014 NFL draft class as the "deepest and best...in ten years," per Pro Football Talk 's Curtis Crabtree, which will make it ...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers 2014 NFL Draft Fact or Fiction

    Rumors and half-truths have been buzzing around the San Francisco 49ers since the 2014 offseason began, particularly in regards to the upcoming NFL draft, which has gained a lot of popularity in recent years...

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  10. Who Are the Experts Predicting to the 49ers in the 1st Round of the NFL Draft?

    The San Francisco 49ers have all the draft ammo in the world, which provides them with the flexibility to hone in on a single player and go get him without hesitation...

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  11. Moves the San Francisco 49ers Will Not Regret Making This Offseason

    This offseason, the San Francisco 49ers front office management unloaded more players—particularly ones with name value—than it added...

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  12. Should Tank Carradine Start for the San Francisco 49ers in 2014?

    If the San Francisco 49ers sincerely believe in the spirit of competition and the idea that the best player will play, then it's time to discuss whether or not Cornellius “Tank” Carradine should start at left defensive end in 2014...

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  13. San Francisco 49ers' Top Remaining Offseason Priorities

    Trent Baalke, general manager of the San Francisco 49ers , has had a very solid offseason to date, despite his transactions lacking the pizzazz fans yearn for...

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  14. San Francisco 49ers Players Who Should See Their Roles Expand in 2014

    Given their esteemed and awfully hard-to-crack roster, the San Francisco 49ers often have talented players who are waiting in the wings...

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  15. 49ers Mock Draft: Instant Contributors San Francisco Can Find in Every Round

    You wouldn’t know it judging by their wealth of capital, but the San Francisco 49ers have one of the tougher roads in the draft...

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  16. Assessing Draft Strategies for the San Francisco 49ers on Day 2

    The local Bay Area media, as well as any observers who witnessed the way their past three Super Bowl runs ended, can tell that the San Francisco 49ers will be in hot pursuit of an explosive No...

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  17. 49ers Draft Stock Watch: Players Rising and Falling on San Francisco's Board

    As the NFL draft nears and the evaluation process continues, the scales continue to tip in favor of some prospects while lightening for others...

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  18. Best and Worst Moves the San Francisco 49ers Made in Free Agency

    The San Francisco 49ers have wrapped up their impact moves of free agency, now turning their attention to the 2014 NFL draft...

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  19. What's Next for the 49ers After Initial Wave of Free-Agent Signings?

    The San Francisco 49ers , along with the rest of the NFL , are currently settled in that time frame between the end of the free-agency rush and final preparations for May's draft...

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  20. Debating Who the 49ers Should Select in the First Round of the 2014 NFL Draft

    Who is the picture-perfect Round 1 selection for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2014 NFL draft? This is the most highly debated topic of the offseason for this team, largely ...

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  21. Breaking Down the Most Important Pro Days for the San Francisco 49ers

    Pro days are the last chance for this year’s class of incoming NFL rookies to impress scouts, general managers and coaches...

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  22. Predicting the 49ers Starting Lineup After the 1st Wave of Free-Agent Signings

    Since the clock struck zero and opened the floodgates to free agency, general manager Trent Baalke and the San Francisco 49ers have barely flinched...

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  23. 49ers Mock Draft: Fresh 7 Round Predictions Post-Week 1 of Free Agency

    Of the 224 worthy prospects that will inevitably be selected in 2014 NFL draft, which are destined to buckle the chinstrap attached the timeless gold helmet of the San Francisco ...

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  24. What We've Learned About the San Francisco 49ers After the Start of Free Agency

    NFL free agency started with a bang—so much so that even the often inactive San Francisco 49ers were wheeling and dealing...

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  25. 49ers Sign Antoine Bethea: Grading the Move and What's Next for San Francisco

    San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke completed the quickest signing of his tenure in the Bay Area, inking veteran safety Antoine Bethea to a four-year, $21 million deal, via Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee ...

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