Best available players for 49ers on Day 3

49ers might target these gamers on Day 3 of NFL draft initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Through 3 rounds of the 2021 NFL Draft, the 49ers have actually made 4 choices.

On Saturday, basic supervisor John Lynch has 4 more choices with the very first arranged to get here in the 5th round at No. 155 total.

So far, the 49ers have actually struck on a few of their more apparent requirements with the additions of quarterback Trey Lance, guard Aaron Banks, running back Trey Preaching and cornerback Ambry Thomas.

The 49ers have actually picked pass receivers in 18 successive drafts, and it would be a significant surprise if they do not aim to reinforce their alternatives at slot receiver Saturday.

The club’s requirement for a shifty receiver highlights our take a look at 6 gamers the 49ers might target on Day 3.

Dazz Newsome, WR, North Carolina

Newsome (5-foot-10, 190 pounds) simply appears like the 49ers’ type with his stocky develop and yards-after-the-catch design.

He had an efficient last 2 seasons with 126 catches for 1,700 lawns and 16 goals.

Newsome is not scared to break his paths over the middle, which is a need to in Kyle Shanahan’s system. He includes worth with his abilities as a punt returner.

Shi Smith, WR, South Carolina

Smith has excellent speed and durability, and might step right into the mix as the 49ers’ beginning slot receiver.

Like his pal, Deebo Samuel, Smith plays full-scale, all the time. He likewise aspects into the 49ers’ thinking as a gunner on unique groups, along with a kick returner.

Cade Johnson, WR, South Dakota State

Johnson was an extremely efficient gamer at the Department I FCS level, where he had back-to-back seasons of 1,332 lawns and 1,222 lawns getting. He scored 25 goals over that duration.

He pulled out of the 2020 season, which may be a factor he might drop to where the 49ers next have an opportunity to pick him.

Jordan Smith, DE, UAB

The 49ers constructed excellent depth along the protective line throughout totally free firm. However they can likewise utilize another edge rush.

Smith is not built for a role on base downs at this point. He is long and not particularly stout at the point of attack. But he has the potential to carve out a role as a situational pass rush.

John Bates, TE, Boise State

After Jordan Reed’s current retirement, the 49ers will likely attempt to include another tight end to sign up with the competitors for a lineup area.

Bates is a strong well-rounded tight end who does not have the speed to come down the field. Still, he has enough passing-game abilities and expertise as a blocker to necessitate an appearance.

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JaCoby Stevens, S, LSU

The 49ers picked Thomas, a cornerback, in the 3rd round. They can aim to resolve another area in the protective backfield on Day 3.

Jimmie Ward is the only security under agreement to the 49ers beyond this season. Stevens is a huge, aggressive security who has speed and plays like a linebacker. He might be an ace on unique groups while constructing for the possibility of a future function.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.