Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen widely is considered one of the two best players in the upcoming draft. But he plays a position the 49ers have drafted in the first round the last two years.
Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen widely is considered one of the two best players in the upcoming draft. But he plays a position the 49ers have drafted in the first round the last two years. Tony Gutierrez AP
Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen widely is considered one of the two best players in the upcoming draft. But he plays a position the 49ers have drafted in the first round the last two years. Tony Gutierrez AP
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With the No. 2 pick ... it’s hard to find right fit for 49ers

March 04, 2017 08:34 AM

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