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The 49ers traded back five spots with the Las Vegas Raiders


The 49ers were on the clock at No. 43 but traded back with the Las Vegas Raiders. San Francisco received picks No. 48 and No. 121 (a fourth-rounder) in exchange for picks No. 43 and a seventh-rounder.

The Niners likely felt that they could get the player they wanted at No. 43 with this trade. Who do you think it could be? There is a ton of talent available on the board still. Many people on Twitter believe the Niners are taking a cornerback or a safety.

The Raiders ended up selecting TCU safety Trevon Moehrig. That’s a target some 49ers fans wanted the team to select at No. 43 overall. Honestly, I’m a bit relieved. I never got the same sense that Moehrig was the same player some analysts made him out to be. Fine player, but not this game-changing, top-flight safety.

The only cornerback that has been drafted from our best Day 2 players available was Tyson Campbell.