Best-case scenario: Chris Borland
May 30, 2014 at 5:15 AM • Comments
We are looking at the best-case scenario for some mid-round draft picks of the San Francisco 49ers.Player: Chris BorlandPosition: ILBRound: 3Earliest he could have big role: Week 1Why is there an opportunity? Star inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman is recovering from a torn ACL. He is expected to miss about half the season.Who is in his way: Michael Wilhoite and Nick MoodyCurrent thoughts: If Borland starts in Week 1, it would be a bit of a surprise.