Thursday, April 18th, 2013


49ers General Manager Trent Baalke Joins Half-Hour Special

 SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 18, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (@CSNAuthentic), the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports” and the official cable television home of the San Francisco 49ers, presents a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the 2013 NFL Draft for the 49ers with a half-hour special – 2013 49ers Draft Preview premiering Sunday, April 21 at 12 p.m.

 Hosted by Dave Feldman (@FeldyCSN), along with expert analysis from’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN), 49ers Super Bowl champion and Comcast SportsNet’s 49ers analyst Dennis Brown, and draft expert and former NFL safety Corey Chavous (@CoreyChavous), and contributions from 49ers reporter Mindi Bach (@MBachCSN), 2013 49ers Draft Preview provides an extensive breakdown of next week’s NFL draft with comprehensive news and scouting reports on draft prospects, in-depth analysis of team needs, and a panel of experts discussing and debating the 49ers’ likely draft selections along with a look back at the team’s draft history. Highlighting the half-hour special will be 49ers general manager Trent Baalke as he joins Mindi Bach in a one-on-one interview to discuss top prospects and the team’s draft strategy.

After the debut, 2013 49ers Draft Preview re-airs April 24 at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and April 25 at 4 p.m.

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