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Monday has been full of surprises, and we got another when the San Francisco 49ers traded All-Pro defensive tackle DeForest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Colts are sending their first-round pick (No. 13 overall) to the 49ers in exchange for Buckner, and that they agreed to a huge contract that pays him $21 million per year.

Truly a stunning trade, by any measure.

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The Colts are clearly gearing up for a championship run with an undetermined quarterback (likely Philip Rivers).

The 49ers, who just paid former first-round pick Arik Armstead a big chunk of cash Monday, are set to retool with another huge impact first-round pick in the first half of Round 1.

As news of this blockbuster trade circulated around social media, NFL fans and analysts alike shared their thoughts.

Jesse Reed
Managing Editor at Sportsnaut. Featured on Yardbarker and MSN.com, and formerly was a breaking news writer/NFL analyst for Bleacher Report.