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San Francisco 49ers 2013 Draft: Team Needs, Draft Picks, Start Times and TV Schedule for NFL Draft

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The 2013 NFL Draft is finally here for the San Francisco 49ers with the first round taking place tonight, the second and third rounds on Friday and rounds 4-7 on Saturday. Below is all the information you need to follow the 49ers at the NFL Draft that kicks off tonight from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

(Stay tuned to Niner Noise.com throughout all three days of the draft for breaking news, updates and reactions with analysis of the 49ers selections.)

49ers Draft Picks:

13 Total Picks:

Round 1, Pick 31 (31)

Round 2, Pick 2 (34) (From Chiefs)

Round 2, Pick 29 (61)

Round 3, Pick 12 (74) (From Panthers)

Round 3, Pick 31 (93)

Round 4, Pick 31 (128)

Round 4, Pick 34 (131) (Compensatory Selection)

Round 5, Pick 24 (157) (From Colts)

Round 6, Pick 5 (173) (From Eagles through Browns)

Round 6, Pick 12 (180) (From Dolphins)

Round 7, Pick 31 (237)

Round 7, Pick 40 (246) (Compensatory Selection)

Round 7, Pick 46 (252) (Compensatory Selection)

Team Needs:

Safety: With former starting safety Dashon Goldson now with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the 49ers will address the safety position early in the draft. Don’t be surprised if they move up in the first round to select the top safety available.

Defensive line: The defense showed last season that when Justin and Aldon Smith go down with injuries or are limited because of being hurt, the defense suffers big time. The D-line needs a lot of help.

Wide Receiver: Despite the addition of Anquan Boldin, and hopefully the emergence of A.J. Jenkins, the 49ers will need to address wide receiver with one of their early round picks. Don’t forget, both Kyle Williams and Mario Mannigham are coming off ACL injuries, so the Niners will need some insurance at receiver.

Cornerback: Sure, Carlos Rogers and Tarell Brown are good players to start for the 49ers, but they could use some new talent as both CBs struggled late last season and the playoffs. The addition of Nnamdi Asomugha will help at cornerback, but like Rogers he is getting older, so the Niners need to find younger players to groom for the future.

Tight end: With Delaine Walker now with the Tennessee Titans, the Niners don’t have much depth at tight end after Vernon Davis. It would be wise for the Niners to get some depth at tight end in the draft that can contribute right away.

Draft Schedule:

2013 NFL Draft – First Round

Teams have ten minutes per pick

Date: April 25, 2013

Start Time: 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET

TV: ESPN, NFL Network

Live Stream: NFL.com

2013 NFL Draft – Second and Third Round

Teams have seven minutes per pick in second round

Teams have five minutes per pick in third round

Date: April 26, 2013

Start Time: 3:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. ET

TV: ESPN, NFL Network

Live Stream: NFL.com

(Note: Former Niners offensive guard Guy McIntyre will be at the mic calling out draft selections for the 49ers in the second round.)

2013 NFL Draft – Rounds 4-7

Teams have five minute per pick in rounds 4-7

Date: April 27, 2013

Start Time: 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET

TV: ESPN, NFL Network

Live Stream: NFL.com

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