1. Trade Partners
On day two of the 2011 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos made a trade that would transform the course of both franchises. The Broncos acquired the 45th, 108th and 141st overall picks for the 36th overall selection, which the 49ers spent on quarterback
2. Kap's Pool Party
Kaepernick used the weekend to celebrate his new deal.
3. Bethea Praised by Tony Dungy, Bill Polian
The Indianapolis Colts selected undersized safety
Dungy and then general manager Bill Polian had originally intended for Bethea to be a situational cornerback, but his play on the practice field quickly changed their plans. By just Bethea’s third practice, the coach and GM were already convinced of their new player’s abilities at safety. As his career moved along, his leadership and work ethic also became apparent. Polian said Bethea is “the consummate professional (and) self-starter,” and Dungy said he’s a guy “the coach never has to worry about.”
Eight seasons, 14 interceptions and two Pro Bowls into Bethea’s career, Polian is stunned that the Colts allowed Bethea to leave for San Francisco. “I was astounded when they let him go, to be honest with you,” Polian said. “That shocked me.” The 49ers are now counting on Bethea’s veteran leadership to anchor a new-look secondary.
4. Reaser Inspired by Fallen Cousin
When 49ers rookie cornerback
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