Good Morning Faithful,
Here are your top storylines for Thursday, April 9.
NFL to Host "Draft-A-Thon" to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts
The NFL announced that the 2020 draft will serve as a three-day virtual fundraiser benefiting six charities that are battling the spread of COVID-19. The "Draft-A-Thon" will be featured across live coverage on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and NFL Network. The broadcast will also pay tribute to healthcare workers and first responders in a variety of ways including raising funds for the work being done to combat the impact of COVID-19. Click here to learn more about the NFL's "Draft-a-Thon" and to find out how you can get involved.
Take a look at some of the names being associated with the San Francisco 49ers in various mock drafts.
The Potential Impact of Wide Receiver CeeDee Lamb
NFL Network analytics expert Cynthia Frelund released a list of the top wide receivers who could have an impact in a team’s win share. According to her projected model, Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb could improve the 49ers wins by +.71 in 2020. Draft analysts have projected San Francisco to use the No. 13 overall pick on a wide receiver, with many naming CeeDee Lamb or Alabama's Jerry Jeudy as likely prospects. Lamb shot to the top of draft boards after an impressive 2019 showing, garnering first-team Associated Press All-American, Biletnikoff Award finalist and first-team All-Big 12 honors.
A Look Inside the 49ers Locker Room
Throughout the 2019 season, 49ers team photographer Terrell Lloyd recorded players in the final moments before they took the field. field. Take a look at the 49ers never-before-seen moments below.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at pregame shots of players and coaches in the 49ers locker room throughout the 2019 season.