Rapoport confirms 49ers’ Shanahan and Lynch will attend 2nd pro days of Justin Fields and Trey Lance

Apr 12, 2021 at 7:04 AM--


Peter King of NBC Sports was the first to report that San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch would be in attendance for the second pro days of both Justin Fields of Ohio State and Trey Lance of North Dakota State.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media confirmed that report this morning.


The reports transition their potential attendance from assumed to confirmed.

Shanahan and Lynch have already watched Mac Jones of Alabama in-person. The duo missed Fields' first workout because it took place on the same day. Lance's pro day took place before San Francisco traded up to the No. 3 overall spot.

The Niners were represented at both, though. The team sent scouts to Lance's workout in Fargo. Assistant general manager Adam Peters was among those in attendance for Fields' pro day in Columbus.

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Shanahan and Lynch will use these workouts to help finalize their evaluations of the three quarterback prospects expected to be available at No. 3. Trevor Lawrence of Clemson and Zach Wilson of BYU are expected to be selected with the first two selections in the draft. That leaves San Francisco with its choice of Fields, Lance, or Jones.

Rapoport mentions a "leader in the clubhouse" when it comes to who to choose on April 29. The national media's narrative is pointing toward that prospect being Jones. However, the upcoming second pro days could skew that speculation.

Fields' workout will occur on Wednesday, April 14, while Lance will work out on Monday, April 19. According to Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated, Fields' second pro day will be closed to the media and led by NFL coaches.

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