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Your 49ers links for Thursday, April 27th 2016

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Good morning! It's finally here, draft day. Some people couldn't care less about the draft, I find it somewhat entertaining seeing all the players wheeling and dealing and finally asking myself "I wonder if that person will make it."

As if that could have been the biggest story, Anthony Davis tweeted out some sound draft advice for Trent Baalke, which has turned into the big news of the day, unfortunately. It's a little hard to gauge what all this is about with Davis saying that the 49ers front office doesn't want to win, among other things. Take a look at his Twitter page for the full reveal. All I know is I don't see Davis suited up going to practice at the moment, and this certainly doesn't make me optimistic.  Having heard/seen so many cryptic tweets come out from Twitter this could mean anything. I'm sure we'll get more information as time goes on and know what is really going on behind the scenes, be it money, co-existence or whatnot, but calling out your employers out on Twitter isn't exactly going to gain you favor with the front office.

I just hope behind the scenes, they have made an agreement before the draft this year rather than an expectation he'll be back and only to be short handed. Again.

Let's get to the links!

49ers news:

Anthony Davis tweets the 49ers should go offensive tackle (Niners Nation)

For 49ers, solid draft important beyond 1st pick splash (Branch)

On 49ers: Don’t look for Trent Baalke to change draft habits (Barrows)

3 Things Every 49ers Fans Should Watch In 2016 NFL Draft (Sakamoto)

5 Potential Trades in the 2016 NFL Draft (Dooley)

Why 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick For All-Pro DE Muhammad Wilkerson Trade Makes Sense (Sakamoto)

If He Slides to No. 7, Linebacker Myles Jack Will be 49ers' Pick (Williams)

49ers have had no internal discussions about trading for Sam Bradford (Biderman)

Muhammad Wilkerson trade from Jets reportedly unlikely (Biderman)

Baalke still sees possible value in rehabbing draft picks (Maiocco)

49ers draft preview: 12 picks could fill voids, pave way back to contention (Inman)

Joe Montana gets the nod as the 49ers' best draft pick (ESPN)

49ers/NFL quarterbacks related:

NFL draft: 49ers must sort out QB situation, add players ready to contribute (Inman)

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick 'kinda digs' Chip Kelly (Biderman)

Niners GM doesn't rule out a Kap trade this week (Orr)

Hoyer, whole QB market on hold until draft unfolds (Jackson)

Report: Colin Kaepernick trade to Broncos during NFL draft 'not likely' (Biderman)

49ers Draft Prospects:

49ers need sack artist like Aldon Smith displayed in his initial years (Inman)

Top 10 receivers the 49ers should consider at the draft (Lynch)

49ers draft possibilities: Buckner, Ramsey, Stanley, Tunsil and, for now, Jack (Inman)

QB Connor Cook: ‘I think 49ers like me. … Coaching staff was super cool’ (Inman)

Connor Cook had only one team use Virtual Reality during a visit (Florio)

Mock Drafts:

NFL draft’s first round ... according to The Bee’s Matt Barrows (Barrows)

Final 2016 NFL Mock Draft: Cowboys, Browns, 49ers find their guy (Lyer)

NFL mock drafts: Stanley to 49ers, Goff to Rams (Mercury News)

First-round mock draft: 49ers strengthen defense (Maiocco)

PFT 'simulated' draft has 49ers landing QB Paxton Lynch (Biderman)

What a horrible night to have a curse...