Let's stray away from throwing premature grades at the dartboard that was the San Francisco 49ers draft for a second and look at something of real substance. I am talking about what Trent Baalke did in the war room during the draft and what it means for the sustained success of the 49ers franchise moving forward. What the Wheeling and Dealing Means San Francisco ended the 2012 NFL draft with just as many (seven) picks as they started out with.
Entering May’s draft with a league-high 12 picks and few real positions to tune up, the NFL world should fully expect San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke to be wheeling and dealing, as soon as Day 1 even. This is a man ... Read Post
This is how I imagine the San Francisco 49ers war room on draft day: Jim Harbaugh, after pacing back and forth in front of a chalkboard filled with names plugged into various algorithms, looks at Trent Baalke, sitting in his chair. ... Read Post
San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is a savvy orchestrator of draft-day dealings. Since assuming the role as general of the 49ers war room during the time of the NFL draft in 2010, Baalke has made it readily apparent h... Read Post