When the 49ers traded up in the first round of last year's draft to take LSU safety Eric Reid, some pundits questioned the move.Yes, the 49ers needed a safety, they said. But why Reid?ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr., for instance, rated Reid as the fourth best safety available in the draft, behind Kenny Vaccaro of Texas, Matt Elam of Florida and Tony Jefferson of Oklahoma.Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network – a former NFL scout – wasn't very excited by Reid, saying, "He misses too many tackles and he's late off the hash too often." Jeremiah listed Reid as the fifth-best safety available behind Vaccaro, Jonathan Cyprien of Florida International, Elam and South Carolina's D.J. Swearinger. Niners' Quinton Patton Eager to Get to WorkYet when the 49ers traded up into the 18th spot, they made Reid the No. 2 safety selected, behind only Vaccaro, who went three picks earlier to the Saints.Now, with the 2013 season over, it's obvious the 49ers knew what they were doing.Reid had a terrific rookie season for the 49ers, earning the starting spot alongside Donte Whitner and replacing veteran Dashon Goldson, who left in free agency. He had 77 tackles (third on the team), four...