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Editor’s note: Matt Maiocco will provide daily content previewing the NFL Draft, including position breakdowns, news stories, mock drafts and more.


After drafting safeties within the first two rounds of the past three drafts, it would only figure the 49ers have accumulated good, young talent at that position.


San Francisco 49ers kicker Phil Dawson was announced Thursday as the winner of the Bill Walsh Award for the team’s most valuable player.


SANTA CLARA – Jaquiski Tartt’s rookie season has likely come to an end after eight starts in place of injured 49ers veteran strong safety Antoine Bethea.


SANTA CLARA – St. Louis Rams rookie running back Todd Gurley, the league’s No. 3 rusher, is doubtful to face the 49ers on Sunday in the season finale for both teams.