Found May 15, 2012 on Taking Bad Schotz:
The 49ers have had a very interesting offseason. Not content to rest on their laurels, they have added some serious explosiveness to their offense through free agency. Their draft strategy was no different. While the 49ers certainly made some surprising picks and maybe a few reaches here and there, they had a successful draft overall because they added to dynamic playmakers in A.J. Jenkins and LaMichael James. Alex Smith could put up big numbers in 2012. Round 1 (30th Overall) A.J. Jenkins, Wide Receiver, Illinois Jenkins was projected to go in the second round by the majority of scouts. While many would view at this as an indictment of the pick, I certainly do not. Jenkins is an explosive receiver with top-end speed. He may not be the best route runner out there, but the 49ers had more of a need for a burner than a possession receiver. Jenkins has very good hands and catches the ball away from his body, allowing him to come down with a lot of contested balls downfield. The biggest ...
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