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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 ripping through free agency and 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.

49ers news: John Lynch or Kyle Shanahan will attend Mac Jones’ pro day; Adam Peters will watch Fields - Niners Nation
Both pro days are scheduled for Tuesday, so the 49ers will "split the baby"

Report: NFL teams believe 49ers are ‘bluffing’ about not trading Jimmy Garoppolo - Niners Nation
The Athletic’s Jeff Howe reports other teams aren’t buying that the Niners will keep Jimmy G

San Francisco 49ers draft: A look back at how teams who traded up into top 3 for a QB fared over last 10 years - Niners Nation
The results haven’t been promising in recent history.

San Francisco 49ers 2021 NFL mock draft roundup: Which QB will SF get at No. 3? - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers’ busy offseason gave us a major surprise late last week when it was announced that the team acquired the No. 3 pick in this year’s draft from the Miami Dolphins in exchange...

Takeaways from the Shanahan/Lynch presser: There’s a risk any season you go into without a top-five QB - Niners Nation
San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan just finished up their media availability and spoke for a little under 45 minutes. As one might expect, the conversation...

NFL Draft QB rankings: Breaking down four of the top draft QBs by trait to see who best fits the 49ers - Niners Nation
From arm strength to improv, we figure out which of the four "available" QBs in this draft is best-suited for the No. 3 overall pick.

San Francisco 49ers: Which remaining free agents should John Lynch target? - Niners Nation
San Francisco has done a great job of navigating the difficult cap situation this offseason.

49ers GM John Lynch on Dee Ford’s restructure: I think both sides won - Niners Nation
One of the few questions that were asked outside of quarterbacks was regarding San Francisco 49ers edge rusher Dee Ford. While reports surfaced that Ford is running and rehabbing, general manager...

49ers prospect Justin Fields: Just going back to the QB Collective, I remember coach Shanahan being a great coach - Niners Nation
Tuesday morning saw Alabama’s Mac Jones and Ohio State’s Justin Fields compete in their pro days. One of these was unlike the other. I’d describe how Jones threw the ball as "fine." He got off to a...

49ers news: Chris Simms lists two reasons why he believes Jimmy Garoppolo will be traded on or before draft weekend - Niners Nation
In his latest Unbuttoned podcast, Chris Simms spent a good portion speaking about what the San Francisco 49ers could potentially do on draft weekend and leading up to the draft. Simms was sure to...

San Francisco 49ers free agency: K’waun Williams explains why he re-signed with Niners - Niners Nation
The slot corner mentioned his teammates were a major reason why he wanted to return for the 2021 season.

San Francisco 49ers draft: Who PFF has Niners selecting in first two rounds of latest mock draft - Niners Nation
Fields looked good during his pro day and could be separating himself from Trey Lance and Mac Jones with less than a month to go until the draft.

NFL Draft: Three potential edge rushers at pick No. 43 for the 49ers - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers draft will be remembered for who they select at No. 3 overall. Believe it or not, they have more than one pick in this upcoming NFL Draft.

Dee Ford is an afterthought, based...

San Francisco 49ers: It would take a first-round pick for Niners to listen offers for Jimmy Garoppolo - Niners Nation
Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer was asked what it would take for San Francisco to move Jimmy G in his recent mailbag.

San Francisco 49ers: Recapping Jed York’s tenure: Have your feelings changed about him? - Niners Nation
The CEO of the 49ers was a lightning rod for criticism just a few years ago.

Graziano: ‘I can’t rule out Trey Lance as a possibility at No. 3 for the 49ers’ - Niners Nation
ESPN’s Dan Graziano said he’s hearing it’s Trey Lance at No. 3

49ers mock draft: A seven-round mock where the Niners go all-in on offense - Niners Nation
I had a seven-round mock draft written that was scheduled last Friday. Then, the 49ers shook up the NFL Draft by trading up to No. 3. Today, we’ll do a mock based on what I would do in each round....

2021 Draft special: CB Ifeatu Melifonwu tells us his best draft meeting was with the 49ers - Niners Nation
Plus, in the second half of the show, we talk about the problem with groupthink during the draft process.

NFL Trade Rumors: NFL Network’s Michael Giardi doubles down on the 49ers wanting a first-round pick for Garoppolo - Niners Nation
NFL Network’s Michael Giardi was on TV Friday and said the 49ers are asking for a first-round pick for QB Jimmy Garoppolo. That’s similar to a report from Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer earlier...