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Mike Mayock interior offensive linemen rankings seen little change

The San Francisco 49ers signed Zane Beadles this week. How does that impact their need along the interior line? We've got a look at Mike Mayock's latest interior line rankings.

The 2016 NFL Draft process rolls along this month with players conducting workouts at school Pro Days. That will be followed by private workouts, which just about marks the end of the pre-draft process. With that in mind, we're back for another round of Mike Mayock position rankings. We went through them in February leading up to the NFL Combine.

Mayock posted his latest positional rankings back on March 8. Free agency got in the way, but with that slowed down, I thought I'd go back through each of his positions over the next week and a half. I suspect Mayock will be back with more rankings sometime in early April after Pro Days wrap up. We started with edge rushers, and moved on to defensive tackles, and then inside linebackers. Today, we look at interior offensive linemen.

The 49ers seem to have a center in place in the form of Daniel Kilgore, and they signed Zane Beadles to potentially play left guard. The right guard position, and necessary depth are issues still in play. Andrew Tiller seemingly would be the favorite to play right guard, but with an entirely new coaching staff, anything is possible.

The 49ers have plenty of picks to add depth, but how high will they go to improve their interior line? If the 49ers coaches think Andrew Tiller and Zane Beadles can handle the guard positions, it would seemingly make sense to wait if the team wants to add some depth. Such a belief would mean the team can fill other areas of need. But again, it comes down to just what kind of need this actually is. The 49ers obviously felt a need existed, otherwise they wouldn't have signed Zane Beadles. But in light of Beadles joining the team, will the team see a high need for another guard?


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2 Vadal Alexander Joshua Garnett
3 Joshua Garnett Christian Westerman
4 Christian Westerman Vadal Alexander
5 Graham Glasgow Connor McGovern


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3 Max Tuerk Max Tuerk
4 Evan Boehm Evan Boehm
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