May 3, 2011
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The San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday released the specific dates and times for their four preseason games before the start of the 2011 regular season.
Under first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh, the 49ers will open the preseason schedule against the 2009 Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints in Louisiana.
The team will then return to San Francisco to host the East Bay rival Oakland Raiders in a 5:00 p.m. game at Candlestick Point.
The 49ers will stay home for their third preseason game on Saturday, Aug. 27 against Andre Johnson the Houston Texans.
Finally, San Francisco will travel to San Diego to take on the Chargers in a Thursday night game on Sept. 1.
The San Francisco 49ers agreed to a four-year, $16 million deal with defensive tackle Earl Mitchell on Friday, CSNBayArea.com has learned.
Mitchell, 29, will earn $5.5 million in his first year with the 49ers.
The seven-year veteran played in nine games last season for the Dolphins. He recorded 17 total tackles.
Since entering the league in 2010 as a third-round draft pick with the Texans, Mitchell has appeared in 100 games between Houston and Miami, totaling 206 tackles. He has also recorded 5.5 sacks.
The San Francisco 49ers have a total of 10 picks in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Here is where they will be on the clock in each round:
49ERS 2017 DRAFT PICKS
1. First round: No. 2 overall
2. Second round: No. 34 overall
3. Third round: No. 66 overall
4. Fourth round: No. 109 overall
5. Fourth round: No. 143 overall (compensatory)
6. Fifth round: No. 146 overall
7. Fifth round: No. 161 (pick acquired from Washington in 2015 trade for TE Derek Carrier)
8. Sixth round: No. 186 overall
9. Sixth round: No. 202 overall (pick acquired from Denver in 2015 trade for TE Vernon Davis)
10. Seventh round: No. 219 overall (pick acquired from Cleveland in 2015 trade for Andy Lee)