'Skywalker' gains 16 yards, sets up 49ers FG

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'Skywalker' gains 16 yards, sets up 49ers FG

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers unveiled their "Skywalker" pass play on Sunday, and it netted 16 yards in the third quarter.Tight ends Delanie Walker and Vernon Davis ran streak routes down the middle of the field. Ted Ginn, lined up wide to the right side, and ran a comeback route. Quarterback Alex Smith hit Ginn with a 16-yard pass along the 49ers' sideline.The play helped set up a David Akers' fourth field goal in the 49ers' 27-20 victory over the New York Giants.The 49ers added "Skywalker" to their playbook last week in honor of Sgt. Dontae Skywalker, a Relief Commander at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Sgt. Skywalker gave the team a tour at Arlington National Cemetery the day before the 49ers played the Washington Redskins.He was a guest of the team on the sideline for the 49ers' 19-11 victory. Sgt. Skywalker and his wife will also be on the sideline for the 49ers' game Thanksgiving night against the Baltimore Ravens.
"We heard that name and we said we have to name a play after this guy, so we did," 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said.

Source: 49ers agree to four-year deal with former Dolphins DT

Source: 49ers agree to four-year deal with former Dolphins DT

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. 

49ers 2017 NFL Draft picks

49ers 2017 NFL Draft picks

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)