The San Francisco 49ers made noise Friday afternoon when they traded from the No. 12 spot in the NFL Draft up to the No. 3 spot with the Miami Dolphins, who then moved down to the No. 6 pick in a package that involved picks from the Philadelphia Eagles. Some thought they were doing it for a quarterback, and they may very well be. However, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the 49ers plan to keep Jimmy Garoppolo . Despite that, it wouldn't be a surprise to see the team draft a quarterback. And according to multiple people in the media, former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones could be the one the 49ers are targeting. "49ers-Dolphins… Kyle Shanahan trying to control his own fate," former NFL quarterback Chris Simms wrote in a tweet Friday afternoon . "You trade up to 3 for a QB who is NFL-ready right now, not a project. And to me that says Mac Jones ." Former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah also mentioned it as a possibility , as did former NFL quarterback Dan Orlovsky , adding he feels the team could also have former North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance in mind. Jones is slotted… Read full this story
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