3 simple trades 49ers could make to fix right side of offensive line

While he hasn't been a complete disaster, 49ers right tackle Colton McKivitz isn't looking like a long-term answer, and neither is right guard Spencer Burford.
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49ers trade target No. 1: Ezra Cleveland, Vikings

Ezra Cleveland

The 2-4 Minnesota Vikings are facing an uncertain future, both in terms of potential life beyond quarterback Kirk Cousins, who isn't expected to return next year, and where things are heading in 2023, too.

San Francisco visits the Norsemen in Week 7 and could send Minnesota to a 2-5 record, which would all but guarantee the Vikings would be sellers ahead of the deadline.

If so, moving four-year guard Ezra Cleveland for a mid-round pick might be on the table.

The former second-round pick plays on the left side of the line now, but he did play at right guard his rookie year and would certainly be an upgrade over Spencer Burford at this point.

Plus, stemming from an offense not unlike that of the 49ers, Cleveland wouldn't have to do too much adjusting to the scheme.