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News and notes from 2021 NFL Free Agency and Draft from the San Francisco 49ers

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Happy Sunday one and all.

We are heading towards the 2021 NFL Draft, which means it is time to check in with the NFC West to see what is going on.

Let’s finish things up with a look at the San Francisco 49ers with our friends from Niners Nation.

NFL trade rumors: 49ers aren’t ‘overly eager’ to trade Jimmy Garoppolo - Niners Nation
ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler says San Francisco is rebuffing trade offers for the time being, but would consider moving Garoppolo is the price is right.

2021 NFL Draft QB rankings: Which of Justin Fields, Mac Jones, and Trey Lance fits the 49ers best? - Niners Nation
Assuming Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson are gone, which of the remaining quarterbacks should the 49ers draft?

The 49ers have the third-longest streak in the NFL without a 1,000-yard rusher - Niners Nation
When you think about a successful Kyle Shanahan offense, the first thing that comes to mind is running the ball. The high-flying ‘16 Falcons offense finished fourth in rushing DVOA at 2.4%. The ‘19...

San Francisco 49ers: What if the Niners won Super Bowl XLVII? - Niners Nation
How would a victory against the Baltimore Ravens changed the trajectory of the franchise?

NFC West news: 49ers and Rams have the same projected win total for 2021 - Niners Nation
PointsBet has both the Ramd and 49ers over/under for this upcoming season set at 10.5 before the draft.

NFL Trade rumors: The Jets traded Sam Darnold to the Panthers for a future second and fourth-round pick - Niners Nation
Carolina gave New York a ‘21 sixth-rounder. Plus, a ‘22 second and fourth-round pick.

What is your most unpopular opinion about the 49ers this offseason? - Niners Nation
We threw out three suggestions

Mock draft roundup: Schefter says he’d be ‘shocked’ if the 49ers didn’t take Mac Jones - Niners Nation
For the past week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter has doubled and tripled down on Mac Jones going to the San Francisco 49ers at No. 3 overall. On ESPN Radio Tuesday morning, Schefter quadrupled down, saying...

Saban said the 49ers didn’t ask him anything about Mac Jones at Alabama’s pro day - Niners Nation
The Crimson Tide’s head coach spoke to Dan Patrick on Tuesday

Brunskill, Warner, among six 49ers to earn over $300K in performance-based pay for ‘20 - Niners Nation
Nearly 50 players on the roster were awarded for their play from this past season.

Sherman believes the 49ers will keep Jimmy G and draft Justin Fields - Niners Nation
Sherman had an incredible response when the conversation about Fields came up that is a must-listen.

San Francisco 49ers draft: How long will Shanahan, Lynch be around if third pick is a bust? - Niners Nation
Will the head coach and general manager be with the team through their contract extensions if the third pick turns out to be a bust?

San Francisco 49ers: The Athletic says SF ran out of patience at QB - Niners Nation
Sheil Kapadia went through each NFL team to see what we’ve learned this offseason.

Ranking the top 15 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft - Niners Nation
This may surprise you, but there is more than one position in this draft. One of those positions is cornerback, where the San Francisco 49ers re-signed Jason Verrett and K’Waun Williams, but only...

Rapoport: The 49ers took a hard look at Sam Darnold before free agency - Niners Nation
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that two teams took a hard look at Sam Darnold before free agency began: Washington and San Francisco. Rapoport said the 49ers inquired about what it would take...

49ers sign QB Nate Sudfeld to a one-year deal - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers today announced they had signed QB Nate Sudfeld to a one-year deal.

Sudfeld (6-6, 227) was originally drafted by the Washington Football Team in the sixth-round (187th...

San Francisco 49ers draft: Justin Fields will throw again at second OSU pro day - Niners Nation
Matt Barrows of The Athletic says the QB will likely show his stuff on April 14.

Who contributes more in 2021 for the 49ers: Jalen Hurd or Dee Ford? - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers hold the 43rd pick in the NFL Draft. In the second round, they’re in a position to take the best player available. We see it in every draft where a talented player falls...

49ers draft: Mac Jones is the current betting favorite to go No. 3 overall - Niners Nation
Remember those Matthew Stafford to the 49ers odds? A day or two before Stafford was moved to the Rams for Jared Goff, Vegas had him as the overwhelming favorite to be the Niners’ next quarterback....

WR Kadarius Toney is scheduled to have a pre-draft meeting with the 49ers - Niners Nation
Toney is projected to go in the late first round

Ronald Blair expected to re-sign with the 49ers - Niners Nation
Pending a physical, per Jennifer Lee Chan

San Francisco 49ers offseason: What challenges will Nick Bosa face coming back from ACL injury? - Niners Nation
The All-World pass-rusher posted a video on Instagram showing that he is on the road to recovery.

2021 NFL Draft: San Francisco 49ers among teams to hold pre-draft meeting with UCF’s Jacob Harris - Niners Nation
NFL Draft pundits are uncertain which position the pass-catcher play in the pros.

Trey Lance schedules his second pro day for April 19 - Niners Nation
If you want to feel old, North Dakota State QB Trey Lance was born after Tom Brady was drafted in 2000. Are we ruling out Lance to the 49ers prematurely? Every prominent media member says the team...