San Francisco 49ers News, April 9: NFL Scout Believes Brock Purdy Has Hall-of-Fame Potential, Niners Select Tyler Guyton in Latest Mock Draft, and More

Here's the latest news regarding the San Francisco 49ers, including an NFL scout's surprising thoughts about Brock Purdy, Niners signing a new TE, and more.

The 2024 NFL Draft is quickly approaching, and the San Francisco 49ers are loaded with picks in this year’s event. As the Niners look to rebound from a disappointing loss in Super Bowl 58, they must capitalize on starting quarterback Brock Purdy’s absurdly cheap contract.

San Francisco 49ers News Today

While the Niners look to capitalize on their window with Purdy on a team-friendly deal, one NFL scout offered shockingly high praise for San Francisco’s starting quarterback. After star tight end George Kittle struggled in Super Bowl 58, the Niners recently signed a new player at the position. All of that and more in today’s 49ers news!

2024 NFL Draft: How Should Last Year’s Final 4 Teams Approach the Draft?

Despite a disappointing end to last season, San Francisco is actually positioned nicely in the 2024 NFL Draft. Pro Football Network’s Dallas Robinson analyzed a potential plan for the Niners to follow in this year’s event. Robinson believes San Francisco’s three biggest needs that should be addressed in the draft are offensive line, cornerback, and edge defender.

READ MORE: San Francisco’s Potential Plan for 2024 NFL Draft

Will Helms’ 3-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Niners Address Trenches Early

Pro Football Network’s Will Helms released his latest three-round mock draft and seemingly agrees with the weaknesses that Robinson identified. Helms has the 49ers selecting one of the top offensive tackles in this year’s draft with the 31st overall pick. In the second round of his mock draft, Helms has San Francisco landing one of the best slot cornerbacks in the 2024 NFL Draft.

CONTINUE READING: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

NFL Scout Believes 49ers QB Brock Purdy Has Hall-of-Fame Potential

While Purdy has certainly exceeded expectations to start his career in the NFL, one scout offered significant praise for San Francisco’s starting quarterback. An anonymous NFL scout believes that Purdy has much more potential left to unlock. They believe that Purdy is already a superstar and that the Hall of Fame is within reach for the rising quarterback.

KEEP READING: NFL Scout Praises Brock Purdy

49ers Sign TE Eric Saubert and RB Patrick Taylor Jr. to 1-Year Deals

While there is no denying how good Kittle is at tight end, San Francisco has clearly been looking to add depth at the position this offseason. After failing to sign Brock Wright away from the Detroit Lions, the Niners have moved in a different direction by signing Eric Saubert. The 29-year-old will provide depth in San Francisco’s tight end room next season.

READ MORE: Niners Add Depth at Tight End

2024 NFL Draft Wide Receiver Tiers: Who Could the Niners Target?

As the Niners continue to work through their contract extension talks with rising star wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk, they could look to address the position in the 2024 NFL Draft. Pro Football Network’s Adam Caplan revealed his wide receiver tiers for this year’s event, based on the insight that he has been provided by coaches and the scouting community. Will San Francisco actually select one of the wide receivers in this year’s stacked draft class?

CONTINUE READING: Potential Wide Receiver Targets for San Francisco

Miss football? The 2024 NFL Draft is almost here, boss. Pro Football Network has you covered with everything from team draft needs to the Top 100 prospects available. Plus, fire up PFN’s all-new Mock Draft Simulator to put yourself in the general manager’s seat and make all the calls — lone wolf or with your friends!

Listen to the PFN Inside Access Podcast!

Listen to the PFN Inside Access Podcast! Click the embedded player below to listen, or you can find the PFN Fantasy Podcast on iTunes, Spotify, and all major podcast platforms.  Be sure to subscribe and leave us a five-star review!

Related Articles