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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet

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We are just days away from finally finding out what the San Francisco 49ers will do with their #2 pick. The amount of different players that have been named as possible candidates have been many. On Monday, the latest rumor from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network was that the 49ers were “strongly considering” selecting a quarterback with the #2 pick. The likely candidate, if the rumor is true, would be Mitch Trubisky.

Mitch has been touted as the best QB of the draft. A report surfaced that Mitch could be taken #1 overall to the Cleveland Browns because some in the organization were high on him. That would be an ideal situation for the 49ers because it would allow them to take Myles Garrett, who is the consensus #1 pick for most of the offseason. But it doesn’t seem likely that the Browns would pass on a talent like Garrett.

If the 49ers do draft with the #2 pick, John Lynch wants to select a player that will be a cornerstone for the franchise. A quarterback picked at #2 would be expected to be a cornerstone player. But the talk of the 49ers picking a QB at #2 could be a play to get other teams to trade with them. Lynch mentioned that they will take calls for the #2 pick till the day of the draft. Ideally, the 49ers would likely want to move down the draft to get more picks to fix the holes they have rather than chose at #2.

49ers Links

Lot of teams want more picks | Teams Looking To Trade Down (Gantt)

Doubt it | A QB At #2? (Rapoport)

Need some help | LB Is A Focus (Wagoner)

QB At #2 Or Not (Gantt)

Bright spot in a bad season | Rashard Robinson Led Rookie CBs (PFF)

We will just have to wait | Still Unknown What The 49ers Will Do At #2 (Maiocco)

QB Options (Biderman)

More On Choosing A QB At #2 (Jones)

Draft News (Inman)

Could well happen | Trubisky At #2 A Possibility (Williams)

CB (Inman)

Mike Williams anyone? | Drafting A #1 WR (Inman)

Davis Webb A Possibility (Florio)

Adding To The TE Competition (Inman)

2nd player in this draft | Jabrill Peppers’ Drug Test (Biderman)

Street Names (Smith)

Jimmie Ward’s 5th Year Option (Biderman)

Mitch Trubisky’s Fit (Iyer)

Draft Predictions (ESPN)

One is needed | Cornerstone Player (Branch)

John Lynch’s 1st Draft (Barrows)

John’s Press Conference (Jones)

Cornerstore Or Trade (Inman)

Not another one! | Another Mock Draft (49ers Staff)

Notes From The Press Conference (Biderman)

No, but have to drum up excitement for trades | Do The 49ers Really Want A QB At #2? (Wesseling)

Draft Visits (Barrows)

Considering A QB (Florio)

Updates From Lynch (Fann)

Culture Building (Branch)

49ers Video

Would be happy with this | Malik Hooker At #2 (Sacramento Bee Video)

Mitch Trubisky (NFL Video)

Solomon Thomas At #2 (Sacramento Bee Video)

Would be happy with this as well | Jamal Adams At #2 (Sacramento Bee Video)