2021 NFL mock draft: 49ers address looming cornerback issue

The 49ers will have a huge number of program inquiries to answer going into the offseason. Cornerback is maybe the biggest without any players under agreement for the 2021 season. They could address that in free organization, however it might likewise be their first concern in the 2021 draft. That is the course they go in Round 1 of the primary Touchdown Wire mock draft.

San Francisco with the fifteenth pick takes South Carolina cornerback Jaycee Horn in Mark Schofield’s projections

Horn, 6-1, 205 pounds, has the adaptability to help the 49ers at various spots. Through Schofield:

Jaycee Horn is a solid and long corner with some press inclusion hacks who started his school profession playing inside prior to moving to the limit. Prior to his choice to quit in the wake of playing in six games this season, Horn streaked ball aptitudes that you need to find in a cornerback. This pick gives San Francisco some adaptability in how to deal with the CB room now and later on.


Opening corner play is fundamental in the advanced NFL, and K’Waun Williams has been one of the NFL’s best there for the 49ers throughout the last four seasons. He’s an unhindered free specialist however and could bring an arrangement above San Francisco’s value range given their all around close cap circumstance.

Nonetheless, they could end up holding Williams, which means Horn would slide in at one of the external corner spots. Flexibility is key as the 49ers discovered throughout the last couple years while managing wounds. Horn’s capacity to play different spots makes him an intelligent mid-first-round decision.


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