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Trade talk; Jackson update; Willis’ spot on the depth chart

Apr 28, 2007 at 12:40 PM--


According to Matt Maiocco's blog, Mike Nolan has said that they have not ruled out a trade that would give them a second first round pick. Nolan also said that Scot McCloughan is working the phones. Nolan places the chances of trading for Seattle wide receiver Darrell Jackson at 50-50. According to Nolan, if the trade is finalized today, it will have no affect on the team's draft plans.

Matt also states the following about Willis:

Patrick Willis will compete with Derek Smith for the starting weak inside linebacker position. Willis has been placed ahead of Hannibal Navies on the depth chart in the third-down package. Nolan said Willis will have to win the starting job from Smith.

Matt Maiocco's blog:
http://49ers.pressdemocrat.com/default.asp?item=584173





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