49ers unwisely passed on these 3 players in 2024 NFL Draft

With the 20204 NFL Draft in full swing, here’s what could have been in the first two rounds for the San Francisco 49ers.
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OT Kingsley Suamataia

Show me a position on the 49ers offensive line that isn’t shaky or doesn’t have an All-Pro eyeballing retirement. 

And even if the team is rock-solid at all five positions along the offensive front, depth is never going to be a bad thing.

The right tackle position is in bad need of a long-term answer, and the blindside needs an heir before future Hall of Famer Trent Williams calls it quits. To make matters worse, depth at both positions is sorely lacking.

At 6-foot-6 and 324 pounds, offensive tackle Kingsley Suamataia is an absolute bookend. He spent all of 2022 on the right side and the following season started every game on the left. He’s durable, versatile and manhandles linebackers in the run game.

Mel Kiper Jr. pegged him as a first-round talent who made it all the way to the 49ers' second-round pick at No. 63 overall. 

However, his tenure with the Niners wasn’t written in the stars. 

Unfortunately, he belongs to the one team that San Francisco couldn’t best last season, the Kansas City Chiefs.