While the attention was rightfully on Trey Lance and big-name free agents signings this offseason, the 49ers made a number of under-the-radar moves to bolster the depth on the interior of their defensive front. The result is a group of players that could help San Francisco put together a deep defensive line like the one they had in 2019.
There’s not a player on DeForest Buckner’s level in this group, but there’s a chance the depth from top to bottom is deeper this year.
That’ll be a position to watch in training camp with more NFL-caliber players than roster spots. Here’s what the 49ers are working with going into training camp: