Hall of Fame swap: Why 49ers’ Trent Williams is right to replace Joe Staley – San Francisco 49ers Blog

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Soon after 13 distinguished years at remaining tackle, Joe Staley retired on April twenty five, leaving the San Francisco 49ers striving to answer a challenging problem: How do you replace a franchise legend?

But as luck — and a complete large amount of patience — would have it, the Niners pivoted quickly from Staley’s retirement and acquired tackle Trent Williams on the remaining day of the 2020 NFL draft in a trade with the Washington Redskins.

“I you should not know how various it really is likely to glance simply because you replace a Corridor of Famer with another Corridor of Famer,” suitable tackle Mike McGlinchey said. “I imagine the best detail that Trent adds is we are not likely to lose the generation of a Corridor of Fame remaining tackle. I imagine that is the coolest detail about this complete scenario and what Joe

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