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NFL Twitter Reacts to Falcons Drafting Justin Fields at No. 4


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Justin Fields #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes reacts after the game against the Clemson Tigers during the CFB semifinal game.

Atlanta Falcons’ general manager Terry Fontenot and head coach Arthur Smith spent Tuesday at Ohio State’s Pro Day watching a 2021 NFL top QB prospect, Justin Fields, in action.

Fields ran the 40-yard dash in an unofficial time of 4.44 seconds and started trending on Twitter.

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Zach Wilson or Justin Fields? Steve Young examines 49ers’ NFL draft decision

Why Young believes 49ers comfortable with Fields or Wilson originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The 49ers made a blockbuster trade Friday for the No. 3 overall draft pick, likely to select one of top quarterback prospects available in this year’s class.

Trevor Lawrence is all but guaranteed to be the No. 1 overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars, but at least one of either BYU’s Zach Wilson or Ohio State’s Justin Fields will be available for the 49ers at No. 3, after the New York Jets select No. 2.

So, which of the young signal-callers would the 49ers prefer to select? Legendary 49ers QB Steve Young joined ESPN’s SportsCenter on Friday shortly after the breaking news, and explained why he could see his former team going either way if both players end up being available when San Francisco goes on the clock on April 29.

“Well, clearly Hannah, they’re

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