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San Francisco 49ers links for Friday March 16, 2018

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I am really impressed with the moves the 49ers have made so far in free agency. We needed a better center so we signed the best center available. We needed a cornerback so we signed the prototype cornerback for the system we run. We needed a back that both Shanahan and Bobby Turner could mold to our offense and we got that too.

The idea that we were able to unload Daniel Kilgore after signing Weston Richburg without having any dead money may have been the greatest accomplishment of all. Shanahan and Lynch are definitely building this team brick by brick.

I know some people are unhappy because we did not spend fifteen million dollars on a wide receiver and we did not sign an offensive guard but they need to be patient. This is a rebuild that is still going to take some time if we want to do it right and not just get good players but get good player that specifically fit our scheme.

I personally am not going to be disappointed if we don’t make the Super Bowl this year. I would rather Kyle and Shanahan slowly kept building the team the way they are doing it. I expect us to draft a guard, a wide receiver and a couple of cornerbacks this year. Who knows? They may even draft an outside pass rusher or an inside linebacker at #9. But I doubt they still fill every hole.

A couple of things I am sure of though. Whoever we draft, they will fit a specific need and they will be coached properly to fill that need. I keep on saying this, I think we have some of the best teaching coaches in the NFL. These player won’t just succeed because the 49ers coaches and scouts have a good eye for talent, they are going to succeed because they are extremely well coached.

Now onto the hot links:

Quinton Dial visits Lions, heads on to Seahawks Curtis Crabtree

Tank Carradine visiting Seattle after leaving Oakland Charean Williams

Reid: I’m still unsigned because of protests Nick Wagoner

Why Kyle Shanahan Covets Centers Joe Fann

49ers strike deal with pass rusher Jeremiah Attaochu Matt Barrows

Kyle Shanahan shares what he loved about McKinnon and Richburg David Bonilla

Jerick McKinnon and Weston Richburg discuss joining the 49ers David Bonilla

Tank Carradine visiting Raiders Josh Alper

49ers meet with linebacker Dorian O’Daniel at Clemson pro day David Bonilla

49ers trade C Daniel Kilgore to Dolphins Grant Cohn

Daniel Kilgore reportedly requested trade David Bonilla

Dolphins acquire C Daniel Kilgore from 49ers after Mike Pouncey asks for release Alec Brzezinski

Jerry Rice: ‘Hungry’ Richard Sherman will play with a chip on his shoulders David Bonilla

After filling needs on first day, here’s what to expect from 49ers Matt Maiocco

Safety Eric Reid not drawing interest in free agent market David Bonilla