Return of the Empire podcast: 49ers positional rankings ahead of the 2023 season

Jul 18, 2023, 9:00 AM | Updated: 4:16 pm

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And just like that the 2023 NFL offseason is coming to a close. And you know what that means: It’s time for some 49ers football.

On the latest edition of the Return of the Empire podcast, Nate Littlefield and Amiliano Fragoso recap the 49ers’ 2023 offseason and where they stand going into the Training Camp. Plus, the guys break down positional rankings put together by NFL personnel across the league.

All that and much more on a new episode of the Return of the Empire podcast.

Topics Discussed:

  • Nate & Amil go over ESPN’s positional rankings
  • Is Christian McCaffrey the best pure running back in football?
  • Why Fred Warner is head & shoulders above everyone at linebacker
  • Nick Bosa is your king on the edge, but when will he get paid?
  • Is George Kittle better than Travis Kelce?
  • Where does new 49ers DT Javon Hargrave rank?
  • Who’s the best wide receiver on the 49ers next season?
  • How big of a jump with Talanoa Hufanga make next season?

The Return of the Empire podcast is a San Francisco 49ers podcast hosted by 49ers beat writer Amiliano Fragoso and producer Nate Littlefield for Sactown Sports 1140.

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