Revisiting 3 trades the 49ers could make in the 2019 NFL Draft
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By Peter Panacy

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – MARCH 02: General manager John Lynch of the San Francisco 49ers answers questions from the media on Day 2 of the NFL Combine at the Indiana Convention Center on March 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

While the San Francisco 49ers could hold onto the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, trading down also makes a lot of sense. Here’s a revisit of three possible moves.

The Athletic’s Dave Lombardi (h/t Kyle Posey of Niners Nation) recently suggested the very real possibility of the San Francisco 49ers trading out of the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Interesting. But, yeah. It makes sense.

Currently, general manager John Lynch is armed with that second overall pick. Yet that’s just one of six selections he and the Niners will have at their disposal when the draft kicks off on April 25. Coming off a 4-12 campaign last year and with more than a few roster holes to fill, Lynch could stand to add a few more picks, especially in the higher rounds.

Doing so likely means passing up on arguably the top prospect in this year’s draft class, Ohio State EDGE Nick Bosa. But with a thin quarterback class, as well as the Arizona Cardinals likely grabbing Oklahoma signal-caller Kyler Murray, Bosa and a number of other top players could be pushed down the board if there winds up being a lucrative trade-up market for franchise QBs in Round...



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