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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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Here’s what Russell Wilson likes about the Chicago Bears

The Seattle Seahawks remain intent on not trading quarterback Russell Wilson, but that hasn’t stopped the Wilson to the Chicago Bears rumors from swirling.

The Seahawks aren’t actively “shopping” Wilson, according to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, “but calls made from other teams inquiring have been answered.” And you have to believe the Bears are one of those teams, especially after Wilson made it clear Chicago was one of four preferred trade destinations.

At first glance, the Bears aren’t the most attractive destination, even compared to Wilson’s other preferred destinations in New Orleans, Dallas and Las Vegas.

But reports indicate Wilson likes the idea of joining the Bears because he wants to turn around a historic franchise and, eventually, he’d like to get into the management side of football.

That’s not all Wilson likes about Chicago. According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Wilson likes the Bears because they have “an emerging

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Charles Woodson elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021, Russell Wilson named Walter Payton Man of the Year

Former Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson became the first member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Saturday night.

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The Heisman Trophy winner from Michigan was announced early in the NFL Honors show on CBS. 

Woodson played in 254 games over 18 seasons, making sudden impact as the defensive rookie of the year for the Packers.   

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His 65 interceptions is tied for fifth in league history and includes at least one in each of his pro seasons. He led the NFL in interceptions twice, with nine in 2009 and seven in 2011.



Oakland Raiders free safety Charles Woodson after playing his final home in 2015


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Oakland Raiders free safety Charles Woodson after playing his final home in

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