1. Quinton Dial to 49ers: How Does the DE Fit with San Francisco?

    In the fifth round of the 2013 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers continued to address needs on their roster, adding talent along the defensive line. With the No. 157 overall selection on Day 3, the 49ers called in Alabama defender Quinton Dial...

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  2. Marcus Lattimore to 49ers: How Does the RB Fit with San Francisco?

    It is rare to find unanimous first-round talent in the fourth round of the NFL draft, but that is exactly what GM Trent Baalke did when the San Francisco 49ers selected South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore ...

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  3. Quinton Patton to 49ers: How Does the WR Fit with San Francisco?

    On Day 3 of the 2013 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers stayed put at No. 128, allowing the board to fall to them. There was still a ton of highly graded talent available, which put the 49ers in a favorable position...

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  4. Travis Johnson: 5 Things You Need to Know About the San Jose State DE

    A draft code that is applicable to virtually every NFL team is that, no matter the round, it is always helpful to bring in a versatile linebacker type...

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  5. Michael Clay: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Oregon LB

    If you were able to catch an Oregon Duck football game in the past couple seasons, you may have noticed a tenacious young linebacker by the name of Michael Clay . A two-year starter for Chip Kelly in Eugene, Clay was the heartbeat of the Duck defense...

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  6. 49ers 2013 Mock Draft: Predictions for Day 3

    With more capital than any organization in the league, the San Francisco 49ers have attacked the 2013 NFL draft with enthusiasm unknown to mankind, as head coach Jim Harbaugh would say...

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  7. Corey Lemonier to 49ers: How Does the DE/LB Fit with San Francisco?

    Although movement on their behalf was anticipated, the San Francisco 49ers have been awfully aggressive in this draft...

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  8. Vance McDonald to 49ers: How Does the TE Fit with San Francisco?

    As expected, the San Francisco 49ers targeted a top-5 tight end on Day 2, but not Stanford’s Zach Ertz , who was popularly tied to the team through head coach Jim Harbaugh...

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  9. Tank Carradine to 49ers: How Does the DE/LB Fit with San Francisco?

    Heading into Day 2 of the 2013 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers were poised for an aggressive approach...

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  10. Terrance Williams: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Baylor WR

    After leading the nation in receiving yards (1,832) in 2012, Baylor receiver Terrance Williams is ready for the NFL scene...

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  11. Marquise Goodwin: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Texas WR

    It’s no mystery that the National Football League loves speed—speed kills. In the pros, various teams place more emphasis on it than others, where organizations like Oakland have philosophized around it almost entirely...

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  12. Robert Woods: 5 Things You Need to Know About the USC WR

    On January 1, Robert Woods officially made the decision to forgo his senior season at USC and enter the 2013 NFL draft ( h/t ESPN )...

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  13. 49ers 2013 Mock Draft: Predictions for Day 2 and Beyond

    With Day 1 of the NFL draft behind us, the board has been narrowed, and the intentions of 32 teams have become a bit clearer. In the first round, the deep-pocketed San Francisco 49ers traded up, sending the No...

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  14. Eric Reid to 49ers: How Does the FS Fit with San Francisco?

    On Day 1 of the 2013 NFL draft, there were few things as sure as the San Francisco 49ers trading up. After a run on offensive linemen and pass-rushers early on, and the first ...

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  15. 49ers 2013 Mock Draft: Final 7-Round Predictions for San Francisco

    This week may be a very noteworthy one for Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers franchise. With the 2013 NFL draft at our doorstep, this is the team’s chance to add the final components to a championship-winning team...

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  16. 49ers 2013 Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    Welcome to Bleacher Report’s live coverage of the 2013 NFL draft! After rifling through seasons of statistics, libraries of film, observing dozens of private and public workouts, ...

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  17. Identifying Potential Trade Partners for the San Francisco 49ers in Round 1

    With the 2013 NFL draft less than 24 hours away, it is important to shed light on the San Francisco 49ers , which might be the absolute wild-card team of the draft...

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  18. 4 Players the San Francisco 49ers Should Avoid in the 2013 NFL Draft

    As much as teams want to find the next great player for their franchise, they want to avoid the next big NFL bust...

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  19. Deciphering the San Francisco 49ers' Secret Plan for the 2013 NFL Draft

    On Wednesday, April 17—eight days before the 2013 NFL draft— San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke addressed the local media in a pre -draft presser...

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  20. San Francisco 49ers' 7 Players Who Should See Their Roles Expand in 2013

    With annual roster changeups and overall evolution of personnel, NFL teams are constantly in flux. More often than not, the best teams in the league are the ones that can endure this sort of change and continue winning...

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  21. Taking a Look at Question Mark Players on the San Francisco 49ers

    For reigning conference champions, the San Francisco 49ers sure do have a litany of questions facing them. Perhaps no more than any other team, but certainly enough to warrant a response...

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  22. Which Draft Prospects Could the 49ers Move Up to Take?

    Given the holes that the San Francisco 49ers have on their roster, an underlying theme in their 2013 draft war room will be quality over quantity...

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  23. How the 49ers Match Up with the Seahawks After Free Agency Rush

    When these two teams get together, they clash like two proud rams. In the past two seasons, the rivalry between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks has been set ablaze...

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  24. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Post-Free Agency Predictions for Every Round

    Early on in the free-agent market, the San Francisco 49ers were quiet, as they endured uncontested departures by several key players...

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  25. The 8 Biggest Mistakes in San Francisco 49ers History

    It is always humbling to scrutinize one of the most decorated organizations in all of sports and highlight their missteps. Given their iconic status, the San Francisco 49ers are not known as an organization that makes colossal mistakes...

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