The 49ers are rolling in reinforcements for a pass rush that sagged at the end of the 2012 season.
The Oakland Raiders passed up on some high-profile players on the second day of the NFL draft Friday to take Florida State offensive lineman Menelik Watson in the second round and Connecticut outside linebacker Sio Moore with their third-round pick.
The San Francisco 49ers selected Auburn defensive end Corey Lemonier with the 88th pick in the NFL draft,
The Oakland Raiders have selected Connecticut linebacker Sio Moore in the third round of the NFL draft. General manager Reggie McKenzie took Moore 66th overall in the draft on Friday.
The San Francisco 49ers have filled another big need, trading up to select Rice tight end Vance McDonald with the 55th selection of the NFL draft. The 6-foot-4, 262-pound McDonald caught 119 passes for 1,504 yards and 15 touchdowns in college.
The San Francisco 49ers selected Tank Carradine, the defensive end from Florida State, with the 40th pick in the second round of the NFL draft Friday, and are expected to use him initially as an outside linebacker in their 3-4 defense.
Manti Te’o is headed to San Diego. The Notre Dame All-America linebacker was chosen sixth in the second round by the Chargers, drawing a loud roar from the fans at Radio City Music Hall.
The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Stanford tight end Zach Ertz in the second round of the NFL draft. Ertz, a 6-foot-5, 249-pound All-American, was chosen Friday night with the 35th overall pick.
Tennessee traded the 40th overall pick, a seventh-round pick and a 2014 third-round selection to San Francisco on Friday in order to move up six picks in the second round of the NFL draft.
Patrick Willis has agreed to restructure his current contract to free up money for the Niners’ efforts to sign their 2013 NFL draft picks, a move that will reportedly shave $1.2 million off of the 49ers’ salary cap.