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    The San Francisco 49ers have the seventh overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft which begins Thursday night in Chicago. Sacramento Bee staff writer Matt Barrows takes a look at five players the 49ers could take with the seventh pick or if San Francisco trades down to obtain more early-round picks.

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The San Francisco 49ers have the seventh overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft which begins Thursday night in Chicago. Sacramento Bee staff writer Matt Barrows takes a look at five players the 49ers could take with the seventh pick or if San Francisco trades down to obtain more early-round picks. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
Twitter: @mattbarrows

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