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Was Joshua Garnett Worth Trading Up For?

The 49ers surprised many when they gave up three picks for Joshua Garnett. Here's why they did it.

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In this special edition of Cardinal CounTree, Matt Vassar talks about the 49ers trading up to get Joshua Garnett in the first round of the NFL draft (28th pick overall). Although many across the media and social media were surprised that the 49ers would give up three picks for Joshua Garnett, Matt explains the rationale and why Garnett was worth the trade. Matt also talks a bit about Blake Martinez' other passion: eSports, and how Blake Martinez went up to San Francisco to participate in a video game tournament. Now knowing Martinez' obsession with video games, Matt shares the two words he secretly hopes that Blake Martinez will scream in an NFL interview. Finally, he wraps up the show addressing Stanford's prospects of breaking its record for most players drafted to the NFL. All of this and more in this special edition of Cardinal CounTree.

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