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49ers Are Reportedly ‘Ready’ To Make Their Selection

A closeup of a 49ers football helmet. Kyle Shanahan revealed his starter between Jimmy Garoppolo and Nick Mullens ahead of Week 3.

A closeup of a 49ers football helmet. Kyle Shanahan revealed his starter between Jimmy Garoppolo and Nick Mullens ahead of Week 3.

The 2021 NFL Draft is only four days away but there’s a whole lot of mystery at the top of the order. We already know who the Jaguars and Jets are taking at No. 1 and 2 respectively, but now we may know the 49ers‘ selection at 3. At the very least, the 49ers know.

Appearing on SportsCenter this weekend, ESPN NFL insider Jeremy Fowler reported that the 49ers have internally reached a decision on who they’ll take. But beyond narrowing their choices down to three – Alabama QB Mac Jones, Ohio State QB Justin Fields and NDSU QB Trey Lance – the identify of that pick remains a mystery.

“I’m told the work is done in Santa Clara,” Fowler said, via Bleacher Report. “They

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Fantasy football tips: How do you navigate the Liverpool-Man City selection headache?

Alistair Bruce-Ball

If you’re a regular listener to the Fantasy 606 podcast then you might wonder why Chris Sutton isn’t writing this column, or more pertinently his assistant manager.

That’s his son Ollie and at the moment they’re dovetailing like Brian Clough and Peter Taylor back in the day – Ollie like Taylor spotting the talent, Chris like Clough picking the team and making it sing. They’ve seen green arrows in seven of the past nine weeks and have climbed almost a million places in the overall league in the past five gameweeks.

In gameweek 18 they played the Free Hit chip and boldly backed the Sheffield United defence to keep a clean sheet against Newcastle, which they duly did.

Michail Antonio and Raheem Sterling have been excellent signings at the right time despite Sterling being a casualty of Pep Guardiola wreaking his usual havoc on fantasy managers in gameweek 21, and

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