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



Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers rookie Drake Jackson ready to 'get the answers to the test' from Nick Bosa

By David Bonilla
May 14

Drake Jackson knows he's going into a great situation. Two weeks ago, the 21-year-old rookie defensive end was the first selection by the San Francisco 49ers, added during the second round. Eventually, the 49ers expect him to fill the role once envisioned for Dee Ford—a strong pass rusher opposite phenom Nick Bosa. Jackson could develop into that complementary piece for the 49ers defense. Luckily, he has a great role model in Bosa. "Watching him, the whole D-line, watching them hunt, I cannot wait to go get out there with those guys and just turn up with them," Jackson told reporters on Friday. After Jackson was drafted, Bosa was among several



Albert Breer weighs in on when the 49ers might trade Jimmy Garoppolo

By David Bonilla
May 18

When will the San Francisco 49ers finally trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, officially ushering in the Trey Lance era without the distraction of the veteran still being on the roster? The team has tried, but Garoppolo opting to undergo shoulder surgery on March 8 halted all trade talks. "I felt like we were close in some [trade] discussions, and then the decision was made to have surgery," general manager John Lynch said earlier this month. "That just brought things to a screeching halt." Now, everyone is waiting for Garoppolo to be healthy again. The problem is that many quarterback-needy teams have already made offseason moves to improve the position. A couple


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone