Schefter’s Latest: Lynch, Cowboys, Kaepernick

The very latest from Adam Schefter of

  • Unless the Cowboys trade back into the first round, it’s hard to find a landing spot for quarterback Paxton Lynch in the first round, Adam Schefter of tweets. Schefter cautions that another team could be “laying in ambush.” This is surprising news considering the level of buzz that has been around the Memphis product for the last few weeks. Many reports have indicated that Lynch is regarded as the third-best quarterback in this year’s class behind Jared Goff and Carson Wentz. The Browns (No. 8), Bills (No. 19), and Jets (No. 20) have all been said to have a fondness for Lynch, though there have been conflicting reports on Gang Green’s interest level. In v2.0 of PFR’s 2016 NFL Mock Draft, Dallas Robinson has Lynch going No. 7 to the 49ers, with the assumption that a Colin Kaepernick deal has already been agreed upon.
  • Speaking of which, 49ers GM Trent Baalke told Bob Holtzman of ESPN that it’s possible Kaepernick could be traded this week (Twitter link via Schefter). The Broncos, of course, have been heavily connected to Kaepernick in recent weeks. Trade talks have reportedly been at a standstill as the QB refuses to take the kind of pay cut that Denver is pushing.
  • Quarterback Dak Prescott is going to go “higher than people expect,” Schefter tweets. The former Mississippi State standout rushed for more than 800 yards in both his sophomore and junior campaigns. A dynamic dual-threat talent, Prescott hurt his stock in March when he was arrested for a DUI.
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    Niners should trade Kaepernick for a second round pick then trade it for Glennon. Then not wasting 7th pick on another QB that doesn’t work out. Glennon would be a serviceable QB and could fill some of their many needs in draft and possibly trade 7 pick for more picks.

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