Todd McShay lays out ideal 2019 draft for 49ers in 3-round mock
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By Kyle Madson

The 49ers need to hit a home run in the 2019 draft if they’re going to accelerate their rebuild and contend for a playoff spot next season. ESPN’s Todd McShay put together a three-round mock draft that lands each team an ‘A’ grade.

Unsurprisingly, San Francisco’s involves an edge rusher, a safety and a wide receiver with its first three picks.

Here are the three players the 49ers took in McShay’s mock:

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No surprise here with quarterback Kyler Murray flying off the board first to the Arizona Cardinals. Bosa is very likely the pick for the 49ers if he’s available, but it isn’t a slam dunk certainty. They’ll still consider a trade back and may even look into Alabama defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. However, Bosa is the most logical pick. He gives San Francisco a potential All-Pro talent on the side opposite newly-acquired pass rusher Dee Ford, and gives the 49ers an opportunity to dramatically improve one of the league’s worst pass defenses in just one offseason.

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