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Armstead, Dial, Buckner look to start against Bills

Oct 16, 2016 at 9:49 AM--


Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee is reporting that, from the looks of pregame warmups, as though second-year player Arik Armstead and rookie DeForest Buckner will start on the ends of the San Francisco 49ers' defensive line today against the Buffalo Bills. Quinton Dial looks like he will start at nose tackle in place of Mike Purcell.

Our own Al Sacco reports that rookie Joshua Garnett looks as though he will make his first career start – playing at right tackle. This week, both head coach Chip Kelly and offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins had said that, despite an earlier report, no decision had been made on a starter at right guard. Andrew Tiller and Garnett were competing for the spot this week.







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McShay: Mac Jones won't start over Jimmy Garoppolo Week 1 if 49ers draft him

By David Bonilla
Apr 1, 2021

The argument for Mac Jones over some other quarterback prospects at No. 3 overall is that the former Alabama player might be among the most ready to step in and play. Some feel that Justin Fields of Ohio State or Trey Lance of North Dakota State could benefit from sitting and learning for a year. Much of that has to do with the system within which Jones played last year. Fields and Lance are viewed as having higher ceilings than Jones, though. They may be better long-term prospects. ESPN's Todd McShay released his latest mock draft and has the San Francisco 49ers selecting Jones with their top pick. That


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