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The 49ers Draft Grade After Three Rounds is a D+

Published by on April 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The San Francisco 49ers came in with a lot of needs in the 2009 NFL draft. They quickly improved one of their biggest weaknesses over the past six years in the drafting of Michael Crabtree from Texas Tech University.

Many experts had Crabtree gone well before pick number 10 and when the Oakland Raiders selected Demetrius Hawyard-Bay over Crabtree it became clear that he was going to San Francisco.

The grade for drafting Crabtree for the 49ers: A

The 49ers had the 43rd pick in the draft but traded it to the Carolina Panthers. This move does not make any sense even though the 49ers did get Carolina's first round pick in the 2010 draft.

The 49ers could have gotten a player to help their pass rush...

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