Hurst and Key add depth to an already strong defensive line in San Francisco that features 2019 Defensive Rookie of the Year Nick Bosa, 2020 first-round pick Javon Kinlaw, Arik Armstead, free agent acquisition Samson Ebukam and nose tackle D.J. Jones among others. Niners defensive line coach Kris Kocurek has had success getting production out of players who had struggled in other systems and now has two more players to help mold.
Having spent the past three seasons coaching Richard Sherman, new Jets head coach Robert Saleh knows what the veteran cornerback brings to an NFL team.
The North Dakota State quarterback is considered the rawest of the top quarterback prospects in the draft, since he didn't play at a big Division I school like Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Jones and Fields did. But he has all the skills to also be an elite pick, and he'd work well within the 49ers' timeline of letting Jimmy Garoppolo get another shot as the full-time starter this season. Here's what Eisen said on Wednesday, as was first reported by 49ers Webzone: "I'm hearing it's Trey Lance.