5 first-round prospects 49ers can now target in NFL Draft after free agency

With the initial wave of free agency passed and the 49ers beefing up the defensive, Niner Noise takes a look at some draft prospects that could make sense for their first draft selection at No. 31.

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With the initial spending spree of free agency finished, Niner Noise looks at five players the 49ers could be looking at with their first-round pick in the NFL Draft.

The San Francisco 49ers are in a situation they haven't been in for a while, and that's deciding which prospect they'll be picking with a first-round pick in the NFL Draft.

With the Niners officially free from the restrictions of the Trey Lance trade, they will be looking for an immediate starter as they try to win a Super Bowl before they pay quarterback Brock Purdy some serious franchise quarterback money.

While the team went here and there with free agency, they didn't make any major acquisitions outside of dependable veteran EDGE Leonard Floyd on a very reasonable sum. There are still some holes the team would like to address.

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Of course, there's one more factor for the end of the first round, and that's if a prospect falls to them who represents too much value to ignore.

But which players make sense? Let's take a look.

. Offensive Tackle. Jordan Morgan. player. . Jordan Morgan. 1. . 1. 511

We here at Niner Noise are unabashed fans of Arizona Wildcats offensive lineman Jordan Morgan. Hell, we've said on several occasions how much sense he makes as a prospect.

And why wouldn't we?

The talented tackle is on the first/second-round bubble and is coming off an excellent performance in the NFL Combine. He might have been out of reach most years, but an exceptionally talented offensive line class might let him slip a bit into San Francisco's lap.

While Morgan has some limitations with arm length, the fact he let in one sack shows he has the technique to overcome this.

I also highlighted how impressive his combine was:

Morgan measured in slightly taller than expected at 6-foot-5 and 311 pounds. He followed this up with a strong athletic performance including a 5.04 40-yard time and a swift 1.70 10-yard split. He is a finesse blocker for the next level, but he has strong left tackle upside."

Jeremy Wohlfart, Niner Noise

If nothing else, Morgan can always be an excellent guard if the 49ers don't like his arm length. Bottom line, he would be a Week 1 upgrade.