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2021 NFL Draft: 49ers have to draft for 2 different situations

San Fransisco 49ers general manager John Lynch Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

The 49ers are in a very unique position as they approach the 2021 NFL Draft as they look to balance drafting for the present and the future.

Following the trade with the Miami Dolphins propelling the San Francisco 49ers to No. 3 in the 2021 NFL Draft order and the promise of a new franchise quarterback, the Niners now find themselves in a decision that’s very unusual for teams.

Usually, there’s one of two ways to do a draft.