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SF 49ers NFL Draft: 6 quarterbacks to target who aren’t Zach Wilson

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The SF 49ers likely look at quarterbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft, and BYU’s Zach Wilson is a hot name. But who are some others to consider?

There are plenty of reasons to believe the SF 49ers move on from their starting quarterback, Jimmy Garoppolo, in 2021.

The most blatantly obvious one is saving $24.1 million in cap space amid a year when the salary cap is expected to drop as low as $175 million. Combined with Garoppolo’s so-so on-field efforts, a questionable fit within head coach Kyle Shanahan’s offense and a noticeable history of injuries, it wouldn’t be overly shocking if the Niners pull the plug on the Jimmy G era in San Francisco.