2011 NFL Draft: Should the San Francisco 49ers Wait Until 2012 to Draft a QB?

April 8, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Most fans want the quick fix. Draft a quarterback now and begin the rebuilding process. I would say that while the QB is the most important position on the team, it is not the only position on the team. Here are a few reasons that San Francisco might wait a year to draft a QB.
1. Harbaugh has had success working with QBs
So if he thinks he can fix Alex Smith, let him have a year to try. He has done some good work with QBs in the past.

Yes, Andrew Luck was a highly recruited QB coming out of college, but that does not always translate to success on the field.
He also turned Josh Johnson from a Division 1AA quarterback into an NFL player.
2. A Questionable QB class
I don't care what you think about this QB draft class, but there is no sure thing. I have not heard one draft guru even have a strong opinion about the second tier of QBs.
Here is a look at the top two round possibilities:
-Blaine Gabbert: The best QB in the draft, but has not played...

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