Only general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan knew exactly what the 49ers would do Thursday in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Lynch and Shanahan addressed two areas of need, adding players that could make an instant impact on a team with Super Bowl aspirations.
Here's how 49ers players reacted to the selections of Kinlaw and Aiyuk:
Congrats @JavonKinlaw welcome to the empire!! Let’s work!— Ronald Blair III (@superblair) April 24, 2020
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@JavonKinlaw the block is hot!! Welcome to the squad man! 🔥🔥🔥— George Kittle (@gkittle46) April 24, 2020
@JavonKinlaw congrats bro . Lessss goooo— Arik Armstead (@arikarmstead) April 24, 2020
D line looking like the monstars of Space Jam— Jerick Mckinnon (@JetMckinnon1) April 24, 2020
Congrats! @JavonKinlaw we on!— Kendrick Bourne Poly (@BournePoly11) April 24, 2020
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Yessir‼️‼️ Welcome to the family!!!— Keaundre Greenlaw (@DreGreenlaw) April 24, 2020
WR squad is deeeeeep 🔥 welcome brotha! https://t.co/9aJFEQMTXW— Trent Taylor (@Trent5Taylor) April 24, 2020
😁😁😁welcome to the squad! 🔥 https://t.co/3LyeIer0tg— George Kittle (@gkittle46) April 24, 2020
Welcome to the block 🔥🔥 https://t.co/yv0dd1ACOq— Kwon Alexander (@kwon) April 24, 2020
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Yessirrrrrrrrrr 💪🏾💪🏾— Ronald Blair III (@superblair) April 24, 2020
Kinlaw and Aiyuk will get to meet their new 49ers teammates later this summer whenever training camp opens.