An Updated Version of Who the San Francisco 49ers Should Draft


Published: March 22, 2009


... >"Players the San Francisco 49ers Should Draft." Well, here's an update to that article.

The 49ers still have pretty much the same needs: safety, pass rush help, offensive line help, and now there are fans looking for a three-headed rushing attack. So, here's the updated list on who the 49ers should draft.


First Round

1. Sean Smith, Safety: The 49ers definitely need a play maker on defense in the secondary. He played more corner in college, but is much better suited as a safety in the NFL. At 6'4", 215 pounds, he has excellent size at the position and has been compared to Mel Blount.

2. Rey Maualuga, Inside Linebacker: Due to his size he would fit well beside Patrick Willis. It's looking like that the 49ers are looking at other positions due to the resigning of Takeo Spikes, but with Spikes' injury history, anything is possible and Maualuga could learn a lot fro...

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