A lot of focus is being put on the 49ers secondary this off-season which is arguably the "weakest" part of the defense. I enclose that in quotations because it is the weakest when stacked against the linebacking corps (which I consider to be the best in the NFL), or even against the defensive line which will have good depth this coming season. We basically have two sure starters in Tramaine Brock and Eric Reid, and another possible starter in Chris Culliver. Antoine Bethea was snagged from the Colts to replace Whitner as the starting SS while Trent Baalke has brought in other bodies to compete for the slot and backup positions.
With a little under $4M left in cap space, I don't see the team going after any more free agent signings to fill secondary spots. It's quite clear that this will be addressed in the draft and most likely it will be addressed in the first or second day. Many of us want to see the 49ers take a speedy WR with the first pick, but given the depth of the WR class, I would not be surprised to see Baalke take a CB with the first pick.
Where the 49ers stand at cornerback (Williamson)
Verrett is best fit for 49ers' secondary (Maiocco)
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