It’s easy to forget the Trey Lance trade. Heck, the 49ers front office want you to forget the Trey Lance trade. We’re almost three years removed from one of the worst trades in NFL history, but one which has been largely ignored or hand-waved away because current performance trumps languishing in history.
That said, when you lose the Super Bowl twice in four years there’s a tendency to search for answers. To decode why this wasn’t enough. Outside of coaching miscues, injuries and flubbed plays is an ever-present lingering feeling that San Francisco was missing something. Something they could have had — if only they didn’t trade up for
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