No quarterback angst for 49ers at No. 10

April, 25, 2009
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Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

The Jets' move to draft Mark Sanchez with the fifth overall choice, acquired from the Browns, should come as a relief to the 49ers. They can now seek more immediate help without taking criticism for passing on the second-rated quarterback in the draft.

Sanchez falling to the 49ers at No. 10 was a long shot. I see the 49ers perched at No. 10 waiting to see which player falls to them unexpectedly. LSU's Tyson Jackson would have made sense for the 49ers at No. 10, but the Chiefs' decision to draft him third removed that option.

Two of the four highest-rated tackles remain available after the first six picks. Andre Smith went to the Bengals, as widely projected, but Michael Oher remains -- for now.

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