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News and notes from the San Francisco 49ers heading into the 2021 NFL Draft

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Happy Sunday afternoon.

We are heading into the 2021 NFL Draft and the San Francisco 49ers have the third overall pick.

Let’s get to all the news from around the web to see what is going on with the Arizona Cardinals rivals, and finish things up with a look at the San Francisco 49ers and our friends from Niners Nation.

San Francisco 49ers 2021 NFL mock draft roundup: Will Niners go with Mac Jones? - Niners Nation
We are less than two weeks away from the 2021 NFL Draft. All eyes are on the San Francisco 49ers, who hold the No. 3 overall pick.

General manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan will...

Former Ravens safety is set to visit the 49ers this week for a workout and a physical - Niners Nation
The 49ers could add more depth to their secondary this week

San Francisco 49ers draft: NFL insider guarantees that 49ers won’t pick Justin Fields - Niners Nation
Former NFL GM Michael Lombardi says San Francisco will either pick Mac Jones or Trey Lance.

San Francisco 49ers draft: Todd McShay explains why he thinks Niners should select Trey Lance - Niners Nation
The ESPN draft pundit believes the North Dakota State QB has the highest ceiling, but still thinks the Niners will go with Mac Jones.

San Francisco 49ers: How much will Fred Warner’s extension cost? - Niners Nation
General manager John Lynch and co. have done a good job of maintaining some financial flexibility.

Debunking 49ers NFL Draft QB narratives: “Mac Jones is the most pro-ready QB in this draft” - Niners Nation
Plus, the real QB in this draft who has the highest upside.

San Francisco 49ers draft: Mel Kiper Jr. goes with Justin Fields at No. 3 in ESPN’s latest mock draft - Niners Nation
The longtime NFL Draft expert has San Francisco taking a a corner with its second-round selection.

49ers draft: ESPN believes all signs are pointing to Trey Lance at No. 3 overall - Niners Nation
ESPN’s Dan Graziano was on Get Up! Wednesday morning and said the signs are pointing to Trey Lance at No. 3.

49ers NFL Draft: Justin Fields confirms he’s been managing epilepsy to NFL teams - Niners Nation
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields confirmed with NFL teams during the pre-draft process that he’s managing epilepsy - a neurological disorder that can cause seizures....

NFL Free agency: 49ers sign former Giants RB Wayne Gallman - Niners Nation
Kyle’s update, 1:30 p.m. PT: The 49ers have signed Gallman, per Field Yates. He’ll compete for RB3 with Hasty and a potential draft pick.

ESPN’s Field Yates reported the San Francisco 49ers are...

49ers sign former Raiders pass-rusher Arden Key - Niners Nation
Kyle’s update, 1:37 p.m. PT: The former Raider has officially signed with the Niners. It’s more like "low-risk, medium reward," but Key is a great value signing in late April.

The 49ers have been...

San Francisco 49ers draft: Rank the last 10 Niners’ draft classes - Niners Nation
The 2012 draft remains one of the worst in franchise history.

NFL Draft: Daniel Jeremiah lists five prospects the 49ers could target in Round 2 - Niners Nation
NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah held a pre-draft press conference on Wednesday and answered a couple of questions about Mac Jones, as well as a handful of prospects at No. 43.

Former Raiders DT Maurice Hurst Jr. tweets that he’s signed with the 49ers - Niners Nation
More depth. A possible Kevin Givens replacement?

49ers draft: QB coach John Beck explains what Kyle Shanahan looks for in a quarterback - Niners Nation
Let the guessing games continue

SB Nation Reacts: 49ers fans overwhelmingly approved of the selections of Kinlaw and Aiyuk - Niners Nation
Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged-in San Francisco 49ers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to join...

PFF ranks the 49ers roster as the 10th best in the NFL - Niners Nation
San Francisco had the highest ranking in the NFC West

49ers draft primer: A look at where the Niners stand at each position - Niners Nation
Kyle Snow is back for another guest article