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2021 NFL Power Rankings: San Francisco 49ers

Throughout the 2021 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the San Francisco 49ers rank in terms of average, best and worst:

Below you will find a post-draft roundup for the 49ers in our consensus 2021 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 9

Players who benefited most from draft: The receiver group

Picking one player who benefited most is difficult, but the players who were probably happiest to see the Niners not make a significant draft addition were the wide receivers. Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel are the unquestioned top two but with Kendrick Bourne gone to New England, many thought the Niners would at least add someone to compete for the open slot receiver job. Instead, the 49ers eschewed the position for the first time in the past 19 drafts, leaving the likes of Richie James, Jalen Hurd and Mohamed Sanu Sr. to battle for Bourne's vacated snaps. -- Nick Wagoner

NFL.com -- Rank: 9

We're still not entirely sure who was the target of the smokescreen, but the Niners were ultimately successful in masking their intentions before selecting Trey Lance with the third overall pick. Lance is a bit of a mystery prospect due to his sparsity of college reps, but the upside -- which factors in his physical and mental tools and the QB-friendly system he enters into -- is enormous. What this means for Jimmy Garoppolo is unknown: He still makes sense as a trade candidate, but he also cuts the profile of a fine insurance policy for a Niners team that can rightfully say it has Super Bowl aspirations despite last season's 6-10 clunker.

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San Francisco 49ers 2021 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule for the 49ers in 2021.

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WeekDateOpponentTime / Tickets
Week 1Sun., Sept. 12at Detroit Lions1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 2Sun., Sept. 19at Philadelphia Eagles1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 3Sun., Sept. 26vs. Green Bay Packers8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 4Sun., Oct. 3vs. Seattle Seahawks4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 5Sun., Oct. 10at Arizona Cardinals4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 6BYE
Week 7Sun., Oct. 24vs. Indianapolis Colts8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 8Sun., Oct. 31at Chicago Bears1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 9Sun., Nov. 7vs. Arizona Cardinals4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 10Mon., Nov. 15vs. Los Angeles Rams8:15 PM / Tickets
Week 11Sun., Nov. 21at Jacksonville Jaguars1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 12Sun., Nov. 28vs. Minnesota Vikings4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 13Sun., Dec. 5at Seattle Seahawks8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 14Sun., Dec. 12at Cincinnati Bengals1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 15Sun., Dec. 19vs. Atlanta Falcons4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 16Thu., Dec. 23at Tennessee Titans8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 17Sun., Jan. 2vs. Houston Texans4:05 PM / Tickets
Week 18Sun., Jan. 9at Los Angeles Rams4:25 PM / Tickets

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San Francisco 49ers 2021 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2021 NFL Draft picks selected by the San Francisco 49ers.

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
13Trey LanceQBNorth Dakota State
248Aaron BanksGNotre Dame
388Trey SermonRBOhio State
3102Ambry ThomasCBMichigan
5155Jaylon MooreOTWestern Michigan
5172Deommodore LenoirCBOregon
5180Talanoa HufangaSUSC
6194Eli MitchellRBLA-Lafayette

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San Francisco 49ers Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2021 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

George Kittle Average Draft Position

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