49ers post-minicamp depth-chart prediction

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OFFENSE Quarterback: Brian Hoyer, Matt Barkley, C.J. Beathard. Analysis: Barkley and Beathard won’t play unless the 49ers tank the season. Wide receiver: Pierre Garcon, Marquise Goodwin, Jeremy Kerley, Aldrick Robinson, Trent Taylor. Analysis: The Niners will keep five wide receivers instead of six because the offense needs an extra running back. Tight end: Logan Paulsen, George Kittle, Cole Hikutini. Analysis: The Niners will cut Vance McDonald and keep Hikutini to prevent someone …

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Early prediction of 49ers depth chart on offense

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1 2 3 4 5 …6 New general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan came away from the 49ers’ NFL draft with 10 players and received mostly positive grades for their haul. The team also agreed to terms with 18 undrafted free agents to round out the 90-man roster. In order to make room for the new additions, the 49ers released 13 players Tuesday, including receiver Eric Rogers, nose tackle Mike Purcell and linebacker Shayne Skov. Here we’ll predict what Lynch and …

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An early prediction of 49ers’ record

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1 It’s too early to predict how many games the 49ers will win next season and if they’ll make the playoffs for the first time since 2014. It’s only April 22. The draft is five days away. We’ll have a much better sense of who the Niners are and how they’ll finish the season once they start training and practicing. But waiting stinks. And this past Thursday the NFL released the 49ers schedule. So, for fun, let’s go through it week by week and pick which games the 49ers might win. …

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