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Myles Garrett will have a visit with the 49ers

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The Browns insist they’re not trading the top pick for a quarterback. The world assumes that Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett will be the top pick, even though he’s not a quarterback.

But in case he’s not off the board, the 49ers are going to be ready.

Via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Garrett said he will visit with the 49ers, the owners of the No. 2 overall pick.

General manager John Lynch was on hand  for Garrett’s pro day workout in College Station, Texas, and seemed dutifully impressed that Garrett participated.

I thought it was impressive,” Lynch said. “Here’s this kid who really doesn’t need to show everyone much more, but yet he shows up and runs a 40. I think it just speaks to the kind of kid he is. It was impressive. It’s well-documented – I’m not saying anything ground-breaking – he’s a special athlete.

“He checks all the boxes. That’s why people are talking about him in the way they are.”

It would be a major surprise if Garrett was available when the 49ers were on the clock, but it would also be a mistake if they weren’t prepared, just in case.

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11 Responses to “Myles Garrett will have a visit with the 49ers”
  1. nfliferfan22 says: Mar 30, 2017 2:25 PM

    Trade the 2nd pick and move down and get more picks and draft Sam Darnold next year and shut up all the f’en haters on here! He is the next franchise QB a Big Ben type of player.. f u trolls

  2. cuckdafowboys says: Mar 30, 2017 3:02 PM

    I’m just happy Baalke is not there to draft a guy with long arms that just blew his knee out with the second pick, hey Lynch-don’t screw it up.

  3. 49ersfury says: Mar 30, 2017 3:21 PM

    49ers 2017

    The Greatest Franchise is history

    Home of the Greatest QB of All
    Home of the Greatest WR of All Time
    Home of the Greatest FS of All Time
    Home of the Greatest NT(Michael Carter) of All Time
    Home of the Greatest Head Coach of All Time
    Home of the Greatest Owner of All Time
    Home of the Greatest Dynasty of All Time

    Sole Owners of the 6th largest Market

    San Francisco – San Jose – Oakland’s team

  4. jonathankrobinson424 says: Mar 30, 2017 3:28 PM

    The Cleveland Browns should just follow the path the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers did. They took Lee Roy Selmon and he proved his high worth for Tampa for over 8 years and 6 PRO BOWLS. They don’t need to over think this pick.

  5. omeimontis says: Mar 30, 2017 3:37 PM

    The Browns may trade their #1 overall pick to get more picks. One player is not going to help them. Number 1 overall pick is going to cost a lot of money to sign also.

  6. scrowman says: Mar 30, 2017 3:38 PM

    Surprise, yes – However- This IS the Browns we are speaking of.

  7. jag1959 says: Mar 30, 2017 5:41 PM

    omeimontis says:
    Mar 30, 2017 3:37 PM
    The Browns may trade their #1 overall pick to get more picks. One player is not going to help them. Number 1 overall pick is going to cost a lot of money to sign also.
    _______________________

    The Browns could trade that pick but it is unlikely. They are flush with picks and cash. Just as an FYI the #1 pick doesn’t make what they used to and the cost is pretty much fixed by slot. The numbers haven’t been posted anywhere I’ve seen yet but it probably won’t exceed $7M per year as a cap hit .
    IF for some reason Garrett doesn’t go at 1 it is the Niners who would be more likely to do what you suggest.

  8. flipola says: Mar 30, 2017 6:21 PM

    Only two visits necessary. One to Cleveland, one to his agent’s office to get him out of this mess.

  9. thegreatgabbert says: Mar 30, 2017 8:41 PM

    The car sent to pick him up at the airport was advised to look for the guy without a shirt.

  10. thegreatgabbert says: Mar 30, 2017 8:49 PM

    Garrett loves dinosaurs because they have huge bodies and small brains.

  11. stucats says: Mar 31, 2017 6:48 PM

    @49ersfury,

    GET A LIFE DUDE, THE 9ERS ARE THE BIGGEST JOKE IN THE NFL!

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