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Golden Nuggets: What are the 49ers’ strongest position group?

Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Monday, July 25th, 2022

San Francisco 49ers training camp preview: When does Deebo Samuel get his deal?

“Camp prediction: Rookie defensive end Drake Jackson wins the starting defensive end role opposite Nick Bosa. Jackson, a second-round pick this spring, impressed teammates and coaches alike during offseason practices. Samson Ebukam finished strong in 2021, but Jackson has the size and physical ability to play a bigger than expected role right away. One way or another, Jackson will carve out a significant role with a strong debut camp.”

Branch: Peering into the crystal ball: 25 predictions for 49ers’ season (paywall)

“24. Worst value draft pick: Drake Jackson. The 49ers’ first pick, selected No. 61 overall, will have 3.5 sacks in an off-the-bench role.”

49ers’ WR group ranked 2nd-best in NFL

“The Bengals earned a “97” score from Sharp’s ranking system, while the 49ers placed second with a “92” score. They were followed by the Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins, and Philadelphia Eagles, who ranked third, fourth, and fifth respectively.”

49ers RBs chosen as best position group on roster

“A quick look at their roster would identify the front seven, the D-line and linebackers, as perhaps their strongest position group. The folks at Football Outsiders would disagree. They listed the 49ers’ RBs as their top position group, and it’s kind of difficult to discern how.”