CB market still developing for 49ers

The focus of free agency for the San Francisco 49ers is at cornerback.

The team’s remaining in-house priority is Tarell Brown. His name hasn't come up much in the first two days of free agency. Brown was expected to be fairly sought after, so it's a bit of a surprise. ESPN analyst and former NFL general manager Bill Polian ranked Brown at the top of his cornerback rankings.

A lack of activity could lead Brown back to the 49ers, who have questions at the position. If Brown goes elsewhere, there are other available cornerbacks, including Minnesota’s Chris Cook, who will visit the 49ers on Thursday according to the Sacramento Bee.

The cornerback market has been robust. Yet, there are some quality players available including Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Walter Thurmond, Brandon Browner, Charles Tillman, Nolan Carroll, Antonio Cromartie, Captain Munnerlyn and Champ Bailey.

If it’s not Brown, the 49ers -- who will likely draft a cornerback in the early rounds -- can still find a solid player at the position in free agency. If Cook is signed, it may be for depth. He struggled in 2013 and is not known as a playmaker.