San Francisco 49ers News, April 3: Niners Interested in Tyler Boyd, Re-Drafting the 2021 NFL Draft, and More

Here's the latest news involving the San Francisco 49ers, including Tyler Boyd's potential fit, Joshua Dobbs' ranking among backup quarterbacks, and more.

As the San Francisco 49ers continue to work through their situation with rising star Brandon Aiyuk, they reportedly have their eyes on a free agent wide receiver. Will the Niners actually sign away a free agent from another Super Bowl contender?

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While the 49ers continue to figure out what their wide receiver room will look like next season, they will have plenty of potential options in the 2024 NFL Draft. In a recent mock draft, San Francisco had one of the best defensive backs in this year’s draft class fall to them with the 31st overall pick. All of that and more in today’s 49ers news!

Re-Drafting the 2021 NFL Draft: 49ers Get Ja’Marr Chase, Dolphins Land Amon-Ra St. Brown

When the 49ers selected Trey Lance with the third overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, they believed he was going to be their franchise quarterback. Yet, Lance struggled when on the field and was consistently injured. While San Francisco was lucky to land Brock Purdy and develop him into what he is today, imagine if they were able to add Ja’Marr Chase to their current roster.

READ MORE: Re-Drafting the 2021 NFL Draft

NFL Backup QB Rankings: How Do Justin Fields, Jacoby Brissett, Gardner Minshew II, and Jimmy Garoppolo Stack Up?

Joshua Dobbs took the NFL by surprise last season in his debut with the Minnesota Vikings. Dobbs played at a surprisingly high level for both the Arizona Cardinals and the Vikings before hitting free agency this offseason. Now Dobbs has landed in a much more stable situation in San Francisco, where he ranks in the top half of NFL backup quarterbacks.

CONTINUE READING: Which NFL Team Has the Best Backup QB in 2024?

George Kittle’s Best Ball Fantasy Outlook: Is the Talented 49ers TE Overvalued?

After a miserable performance in Super Bowl 58, Niners star tight end George Kittle is surely looking to bounce back next season. Kittle is considered one of the best tight ends in the NFL and deservedly so. At 30 years old, it’s hard to imagine that Kittle’s best days are ahead of him, but he will certainly provide value in fantasy football next season.

KEEP READING: Analyzing George Kittle’s Best Ball Value

Tony Catalina’s 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Jayden Daniels the Future for Washington, Drake Maye the Answer in New England, Brock Bowers a Bengal

Although many believe that the Niners will address their offensive line in the 2024 NFL Draft, there is a chance that an elite defensive prospect falls to them. Pro Football Network’s Tony Catalina released his latest mock draft and has San Francisco landing one of the most talented defensive backs in this year’s draft with the 31st overall pick.

READ MORE: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

Steelers Mailbag: What’s the Plan for Wilson, Fields Beyond 2024? Is Tyler Boyd Still an Option

According to Mark Kaboly of The Athletic, San Francisco is one of several playoff teams that has shown interest in former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd. As the Bengals continue to work toward potential contract extensions with Chase and Tee Higgins, Boyd is likely the odd man out in Cincinnati. The Niners could look to upgrade their third wide receiver spot by signing Boyd away from another potential Super Bowl contender.

CONTINUE READING: Tyler Boyd Drawing Interest From Several Playoff Contenders

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