Offensive line was a strength just a few years ago, at the end of the Jim Harbaugh era, anchored by left tackle Joe Staley. Now Staley is older (33 in August) and top guards Alex Boone and Mike Iupati are long gone. There’s one recent solution in 2016 first-rounder Josh Garnett at right Baseball Jerseys Custom guard, but both tackles need to be addressed at some point.
If either Alabama’s Cam Robinson or Western Michigan’s Taylor Moton is available early in the second round, he would get strong consideration over a quarterback. A couple rounds later, USC’s Chad Wheeler and Bucknell’s Julie’n Davenport are fine options. Either way, the 49ers are in excellent position to upgrade.
Rooney and his wife, Patricia, had nine children. Dan and Art Rooney are just one of two father-son pairs in the Hall of Fame. The other two are Giants founder Tim Mara and his son Wellington. The Rooney are Mara families are NFL royalty and are even connected outside of football. Dan Rooney was the great-uncle of actresses Rooney and Kate Mara, who are also the granddaughters of Wellington Mara.
When Rooney’s brothers wanted to sell their shares of the team Cheap Germany Soccer Jerseys in 2008 and invest in other ventures, the NFL had also made it clear a sale that would take the team from the Rooneys would not be approved. Instead of the family losing the team, Dan and Art II found enough minority investors to buy out Dan Rooney’s brothers’ shares.
One of the more humble men the NFL has ever known, Rooney credited his father with teaching him the value of relationships and to treat people, of any color, with respect.