49ers' passing defense challenged by Joe Burrow and Bengals. Kirk Cousins impressed last week, but lacked Cincinnati's weapons.
Niners secondary struggled in both results and process. 49ers need changes after struggling against Burrow's completions and looking weak in pass defense.
Adding a cornerback allows Lenoir to move to the slot while the new player plays outside.
Cornerbacks were not fast or athletic enough to cover top NFL wide receivers.
Few players can keep up with Ja'Marr Chase, who averaged 4.1 yards per separation on 12 targets. 49ers need to add talent after Sunday's performance.
Four potential cornerback trade candidates for the 49ers. San Francisco has 26 hours until the trade deadline on Tuesday afternoon.
Let's begin with the obvious. Bears GM said trading Johnson must benefit both sides. Bears expected to be quiet before the deadline.
The Poles won't trade Johnson unless they get a third-round pick or better. The 49ers might have to offer more to get him.