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Golden Nuggets: Will Redmond is the 3rd pick

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The 49ers picked and everyone cheered. Then they traded back into the first round and everyone's heart beat faster than an automatic hammer. They picked Joshua Garnett, and the fans gasped,  scratched heads, and a majority felt even more awesome with those two picks.

Then Trent Baalke picked Will Redmond in the 3rd. And as much as things change, so much stays the same.

If the 49ers weren't desperate for an O-line and inside linebackers,  this could make sense as being a throw-away pick, but even then, it's rather questionable  on the decision. It does help cornerback depth, but is that really what the 49ers need?  It helps to withhold judgment until A: This guy actually comes to training camp for 2016 and B: if this guy plays in a pre-season game. Some people like the pick, and the naysayers can only hope the skepticism is misplaced.

Let's get to the links:

49ers trade up for more help in trenches, Broncos trade up for QB (hmmm) (Bay Area Sports Guy)

Instant analysis: 49ers draft Mississippi State cornerback Will Redmond in third round (Biderman)

49ers draft: Getting to know Will Redmond (Inman)

Will CB Will Redmond be 49ers latest third-round steal — or another ACL bust? (Inman)

After supersizing their roster, 49ers add a cornerback in the third round (Barrows)

Almost half of Chip Kelly's NFL draft picks have been from Pac-12 (Biderman)

49ers' Miller shows versatility with move to tight end (Maiocco)

Baalke and Kelly pull out shovels to rebuild 49ers in trenches (Biderman)

49ers’ GM Trent Baalke Wins 1st Round By Sticking To Cultural Identity (Sakamoto)

Chip Kelly's fingerprints all over 49ers' draft picks (Orr)

Baalke on Anthony Davis: 'He's retired' (Maiocco)

49ers address lines with DE DeForest Buckner, LG Joshua Garnett, so what's next? (ESPN)

Elway 'surprised' 49ers, Broncos didn't strike Kaepernick deal (Maiocco)

49ers draft notes: Buckner conditioned for grueling games; how Garnett fits offense (Barrows)

Salary cap figures for 49ers first-round picks Buckner and Garnett (Biderman)

Baalke: 49ers factored in Tunsil video before selection (Maiocco)

ESPN Mel Kiper ‘Questions’ Joshua Garnett Pick: "A Clear Reach For 49ers" (Sakamoto)

Elway on trade for 49ers’ Kaepernick: ‘We can end that’ (Branch)

Niners dig in on keeping Colin Kaepernick after NFL draft's first round (Pelissero)

What a horrible night to have a curse...