The San Francisco 49ers didn't have a pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft, as they traded it to the Indianapolis Colts to drop down a couple spots to No. 2 in the fourth round, picking up a fifth-round pick in the process. Surprise - they also traded out of that spot, which was No. 97, moving down seven spots to No. 103. The Miami Dolphins were the team that traded up, and they grabbed running back Lamar Miller with that selection.
In the process, the 49ers picked up a sixth round pick in this draft (196th overall) and Miami's sixth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. It's a good strategy for the 49ers, who are set right now with their roster, and can stockpile picks for the future. As it stands now, they've got no holes in starting positions outside of right guard, but the 49ers feel they are alright in that vein with Daniel Kilgore and Alex Boone set to compete.