San Francisco 49ers Draft
Which 49ers draft pick over the last decade did you think would have a better career than they did?
We all have those players that we thought would be superstars, but they didn’t quite pan out.
Which draft class will be more productive this year: Ji’Ayir Brown and the rookies, or Drake Jackson and ‘22?
We’re cheating and not counting Brock Purdy for obvious reasons
49ers rank near the bottom in guaranteed money for rookie UDFAs this year
Which suggests the team isn’t expecting or projecting any of the UDFAs to make the roster
Former NFL kicker Jay Feely details why Jake Moody has a skill set that translates to the next level
Who better than a former kicker to explain what Moody brings to the table
49ers announce that they’ve signed their 9-player draft class to four-year contracts
The team also announced that they’ve signed each of the 12 undrafted free agents, too.
Ji’Ayir Brown: I was meant to be here
May 8 is officially ‘Ji’Ayir Brown’ day in Trenton, New Jersey. Jason caught up with Brown to get some insight on the type of player the 49ers are getting.
What to expect from Jake Moody as a rookie: He’s ‘Money’ within 50 yards
Taking a deep dive into Moody’s career at Michigan to see what the 49ers are getting in their third round pick
NFL executive comments on the 49ers draft: ‘I don’t know why the 49ers get beat up so bad for their draft’
It’s in the eye of the beholder, but the 49ers have received plenty of criticism one week out from the NFL Draft.
Robert Beal Jr. signs his rookie deal; it’s a 4-year, $4.08 million contract
Beal Jr. has a chance to be an early contributor with Charles Omenihu and Samson Ebukam no longer on the roster
What anonymous NFL scouts said about the 49ers 2023 NFL Draft
Jake Moody was the unanimous top kicker, while scouts were torn on the safety class.
Oklahoma tight end coach on Brayden Willis: ‘The first thing that comes to my mind is just that dog mentality’
Our draft interviews continue as we focus on the 49ers prospects
Over the Cap projects the 49ers to have 4 compensatory picks in the 2024 draft
Two of those will come at the end of the third round thanks to the Houston Texans hiring DeMeco Ryans and Mike McGlinchey’s hefty contract during free agency
49ers agree to terms with UDFA WR Isaiah Winstead
Winstead played his college ball at East Carolina University and the University of Toledo
Why Spencer Waege is the 49ers’ most intriguing UDFA addition
The defensive tackle brings athleticism and versatility.
Draft reaction: Are the Eagles the team to beat in the NFC?
The Eagles have received positive reviews from every draft pundit on the planet. Are they better than the 49ers as of today?
TCU defensive coordinator Joe Gillespie explains why the 49ers are a perfect fit for Dee Winters
Winters is another 49ers draftee that ran in the 20-21 mph range.
NFL Network names Jake Moody to the 49ers as one of the 10 best fits in the NFL Draft
Was the need worth the draft pick will be the question we continue to ask
Which 49ers draft pick intrigues you the most?
The 49ers drafted multiple players who could develop into a valuable role. But which of their picks intrigues you the most?
Draft reaction: Has Seattle closed the gap in the NFC West?
The Seahawks had a strong draft. But was it enough to compete against the 49ers?
Football Outsiders gives the 49ers a ‘D’ grade for failing to improve its roster during the Draft
The selection of a kicker wasn’t well received.
49ers agree to terms with 11 undrafted free agents
Still no quarterback, though that could change come rookie minicamp
Draft reaction: It’s Colton McKivitz’s world
McKivitz has shown enough to get a vote of confidence from Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch
Did the 49ers get the proper value by trading up for Ji’Ayir Brown?
We looked at a trade chart and where other draft big boards had Brown listed
Ji’Ayir Brown recorded an in game speed of 21.06 miles per hour according to GPS data
That would have put Brown in contention for the fastest times in the NFL last season
The 49ers are hoping to benefit from Trey Lance’s shortened delivery
Gradual progression should be Lance’s goal this offseason
Golden Nuggets: How are we feeling about these draft picks?
Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Monday, May 1st, 2023
Watch all of the network coverage of each 49ers draft pick
Miss the draft? Choose one network over the other? We got you covered
49ers instant reaction draft grades: The Niners deserve a solid B
Let’s overanalyze the 49ers draft before they have played a snap
49ers UDFA Tracker
We’ll be tracking all signings that happen following the completion of the 2023 NFL Draft.
49ers select Purdue LB Jalen Graham with the No. 255 pick
The 49ers are creating competition for the LB3 spot
49ers select Michigan WR Ronnie Bell with pick No. 253 in the NFL Draft
Hey now! Bell is an easy fit in the 49ers offense
49ers select TE Brayden Willis of Oklahoma with pick No. 247 in the NFL Draft
A potential Kyle Juszczyk replacement?
NFL Draft Day 3 thread: The Seahawks just drafted their second running back of the draft
There will be no picks in the fourth round, but it should still be a busy day for the Niners
49ers select Dee Winters with the No. 216 pick of the NFL Draft
The 49ers added a speedy linebacker, the first time they’ve drafted one since Dre Greenlaw in 2019
Number watch:— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) March 17, 2023
- Sam Darnold 14
- Clelin Ferrell 94
- Javon Hargrave 98
Trust the tape, but verify with data!— Cory Yates (@CoryRAanalytics) February 22, 2023
This is a great anecdote from Titans’ GM Ran Carthon about the power of analytics, collaboration, & prioritizing best available over team need.
The former 49ers DPP credits analytics for hitting on 6th-round draft pick Elijah Mitchell. pic.twitter.com/ThGk3KlxrU