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2021 NFL Mock Draft: San Francisco 49ers Select QB Justin Fields at No. 3

The draft begins with three quarterbacks back-to-back-to-back.

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With the 3rd pick of the 2021 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the San Francisco 49ers select...

Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State

The selection and write-up were made by TheDawgsPodcast:

The San Francisco 49ers have all the pieces of a Super Bowl contender - just look back two seasons ago when they were edged out by Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV. The one piece that seem to be missing for significant stretches every season is the most important position on the field - quarterback. Justin Fields fits the mold of the ideal Kyle Shanahan quarterback. He’s a playmaker both with his arm and with his legs.

His athleticism and ball-carrier instinct can propel him to the elite quarterback that Robert Griffin III looked like he was going to be under Shanahan in Washington. Fields’ 6’3”, 230 pound frame is built to handle the dual-threat responsibilities of an NFL quarterback, and his 4.4 40 just validates his exceptional speed. He did show a tendency to fall into poor throwing decisions during the 2020 season, but those moments were far and few between. He boasted a 70.2% completion percentage in 2020 (better than Trevor Lawrence’s 69.2%), and anyone who watched Fields consistently will attest to his superior arm strength and downfield accuracy - something the 49ers have been desperately missing on offense.

Pokorny: “I think it’s a done deal that three quarterbacks are coming off the board with the first three picks. I am a little partial to Fields, given his ties to Ohio State. It is pretty funny to me that after all the years of hype surrounding Ohio State quarterbacks, Fields rose to the top to be locked in as a high first-round pick.”

The Atlanta Falcons are up next, led by yman1020.

2021 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Jacksonville Jaguars Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. QB Trevor Lawrence
2 New York Jets fjblessi QB Zach Wilson
3 San Francisco 49ers TheDawgsPodcast QB Justin Fields
4 Atlanta Falcons yman1020 TE Kyle Pitts
5 Cincinnati Bengals GrandAdmiralThrawn0905 OT Penei Sewell
6 Miami Dolphins realmccoy WR Ja'Marr Chase
7 Detroit Lions xfl2001fan OT Rashawn Slater
8 Carolina Panthers Adam Rice CB Patrick Surtain II
9 Denver Broncos poultman QB Trey Lance
10 Dallas Cowboys StefanKnee LB Micah Parsons
11 New York Giants Barry Shuck WR DeVonta Smith
12 Philadelphia Eagles Big Cosmic News CB Jaycee Horn
13 Los Angeles Chargers Danielgarrett OT Christian Darrisaw
14 Minnesota Vikings eauclairefan DE/OLB Kwitty Paye
15 New England Patriots Bo154033 WR Jaylen Waddle
16 Arizona Cardinals brianberniebaker CB Caleb Farley
17 Las Vegas Raiders Crawford_T OT Teven Jenkins
18 Miami Dolphins Mudville LB Zaven Collins
19 Washington Football Team ScooterDMD QB Mac Jones
20 Chicago Bears wahoo7 OG Alijah Vera-Tucker
21 Indianapolis Colts yoderdame OT Samuel Cosmi
22 Tennessee Titans BrianB77 CB Asante Samuel Jr
23 New York Jets carrettbagel88 DE Jaelan Phillips
24 Pittsburgh Steelers Mean Ol' Pete RB Najee Harris
25 Jacksonville Jaguars Topanga Jeff DT Christian Barmore
26 Cleveland Browns tmartin5785 LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah
27 Baltimore Ravens TheCrackpot DE/OLB Azeez Ojulari
28 New Orleans Saints TheCannonGoesBOOM CB Greg Newsome II
29 Green Bay Packers OCMiami WR Kadarius Toney
30 Buffalo Bills BelieveInCleve DE Jayson Oweh
31 Baltimore Ravens Robo Dawg OT Jalen Mayfield
32 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Midnite Moses RB Travis Etienne
59 Cleveland Browns ProfessorBrowns CB Kelvin Joseph
89 Cleveland Browns Slaytanic Brownie DT Tommy Togiai
91 Cleveland Browns Swagnasty DE Payton Turner