In the weeks leading up to the NFL draft, the 49ers considered one quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick.
Indeed, that quarterback was selected with the second pick one slot behind No. 1 overall selection Myles Garrett of the Cleveland Browns. But a blockbuster draft-day trade enabled the 49ers to move back just one spot and secure additional young talent.
The 49ers still got the player, defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, they would have chosen with the second pick. And the Chicago Bears took no chances to get their quarterback, Mitchell Trubisky.