Source: Staley cleared to play

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Source: Staley cleared to play

Left tackle Joe Staley received full clearance and is expected to play in the 49ers' game Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told CSNBayArea.com late Sunday.Staley sustained a concussion last week in the first quarter of the 49ers' 21-19 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Staley appeared to be injured on the 49ers' first offensive play of the game when his head collided with the knee of defensive end Calais Campbell on an attempted cut block.He exited the game seven plays later after hitting helmets with outside linebacker Clark Haggans.

The NFL's protocol on concussions requires that a player must be cleared to return by both his team physician and an independent neurological consultant.Staley participated in limited practice Saturday, at which time 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he was "progressing well."Alex Boone, who played last week in Staley's place, practiced with the starters at left tackle on Thursday and Friday. Staley is expected to return to the starting lineup Monday.Linebacker Patrick Willis, who has not practiced since sustaining a right hamstring strain Dec. 4 against the St. Louis Rams, is not expected to be available for Monday's game.Meanwhile, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to start after showing enough progress in practice Saturday. Roethlisberger is listed as questionable with a high left ankle sprain.

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)