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Here are your top storylines for Monday, April 20.
Nick Bosa Talks Year 1, Offseason Training and the D-Line Group Chat
The NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year checked in from Fort Lauderdale for an interview with 49ers senior reporter Keiana Martin. Following a Pro Bowl rookie year, the defensive lineman reflected on the 2019 season, saying it was "one of the most fun years" of his life. Find out what Bosa said about the 49ers defensive line and his advice to NFL Draft prospects below.
Which Wide Receiver is a Homerun for 49ers at No. 13?
Analysts have honed in on the wide receiver position for the 49ers 13th-overall pick in the NFL Draft. On a conference call last week, NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah called out Alabama's Henry Ruggs III as a seamless fit into Kyle Shanahan's offense. Despite sharing targets with fellow potential first rounder Jerry Jeudy, Ruggs III averaged a team-high 18.7 yards per reception in 2019, catching 40 passes for 746 yards and seven touchdowns. Click here to learn more about Ruggs III and why Jeremiah is certain he'll fit in San Francisco.
NFL's Top Sellers
Two 49ers players have cracked the NFL’s list of player-specific merchandise sales. The list includes sales of all officially licensed player-identified merchandise, including jerseys, trading cards, wall decals, T-shirt and bobbleheads sold from online and traditional outlets, including Nike and Fanatics. Jimmy Garoppolo jumped to the ninth spot, making him the highest ranking 49ers player and fifth highest quarterback. George Kittle rounded out the Top 10, making him the top-selling tight end in the league.
Check out San Francisco's 2019 draft class in game action throughout the 2019 season.