Found June 17, 2012 on
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The NFL has a ranking of the top 100 players in the league right now, one poll is being voted on by the players themselves and the other poll is being voted on by fans. Let’s take a look at the 49ers players involved in the player’s only vote. As of now there have been five 49ers players put into the top 100 with 2 more certain to be among the top 20. The 49ers have the most players among the top 100 with 7 players on the list.
From the bottom on up we have at number 85 on the list, Navorro Bowman, linebacker out of Penn State. He has been with the 49ers for 3 years and really came into his own last season as he took on an expanded role in the defense following the departure of Takeo Spikes. Bowman actually led the team last season with 143 tackles. He was named an All-Pro in his first season as a regular starter. Bowman started every game last season and will be expected to really make a name for himself this season with more people watching to see what the 49ers defense can do.
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Reports out of the Bay Area are saying that AJ Jenkins isn’t looking all that grand. The 49ers rookie has participated in both the rookie minicamp and also some OTA’s and word is AJ Jenkins is sucking ass.
According to Grant Cohn of the Press Democrat, AJ is playing like the worst wide receiver on the field.
The Niners’ first-round pick looked like one of the worst wide receivers...
Over roughly the last decade during the NBA Finals, every June has followed a similar pattern for basketball fans.
The search for an entity comparable to Michael Jordan fills thoughts as if we’re trying to re-capture our childhood or another golden period of our otherwise mundane lives.
Undoubtedly, the same thing at a crucial point in the Finals occurs whether it be LeBron...
When the 49ers used a 1st round pick on AJ Jenkins in the 2012 NFL Draft, it caught a lot of people by surprise as no one had him going in the 1st round. Even Mel Kiper, who was seemingly higher on Jenkins than anyone was, didn’t have him in the 1st round. Kiper also had bigger name receivers Stephen Hill and Rueben Randle going ahead of him.
49ers fans still had plenty of reason...
According to Grant Cohn of the PressDemocrat.com, San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver A.J. Jenkins looked like the worst receiver on the team during last week’s minicamp.
Jenkins didn’t even run with the first or second team offenses this past Tuesday and has been outplayed by two other receivers that are undrafted rookies.
Rookie receivers aren’t expected...
If you haven’t read it yet, there was a report from Grant Cohn regarding the progression of AJ Jenkins. Here is a snippet of what Grant had to say after the 49ers took the field during their most recent minicamp.
The Niners’ first-round pick looked like one of the worst wide receivers on the field most of minicamp. He didn’t play with the first- or second-team offense on Tuesday...
Rookie first-rounder A.J. Jenkins has been struggling so far with the 49ers, according to the Sacramento Bee.
The former Illinois wideout was a puzzling pick for San Francisco that high in the Draft, and is so far having trouble just staying on his feet, and it is clear he needs to toughen up for the NFL and add bulk to his slight frame (190 pounds).
He also displays...
R.C. Owens, a former 49ers wide receiver who was inducted into the franchise's Hall of Fame last year, passed away Sunday at the age of 78. Nicknamed "Alley Oop" for his leaping ability, Owens played five of his eight NFL seasons for San Francisco and spent more than two decades in the team's front office. "The 49ers family has suffered a great loss with...
R.C. Owens, a longtime 49ers front office man and eight-year NFL wide receiver whose impressive leaping ability earned him the nickname ''Alley Oop'' and helped popularize the phrase, has died. He was 78.
The Niners, his team for the first of his five NFL seasons, announced Owens' death Monday. The team said he died Sunday and had been living in Manteca, about...
R.C. Owens, a longtime 49ers front office man and eight-year NFL wide receiver whose impressive leaping ability earned him the nickname ''Alley Oop'' and helped popularize the basketball phrase, died Sunday at age 78.
The Niners, his team for the first five of his NFL seasons, announced Owens' death on Monday. The team said he died Sunday and had been living...
Brian Banks search for an NFL job continued as he began a workout with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, The Sacramento Bee reported.
Banks will participate in a three-day rookie camp with the 49ers where he will be evaluated as an inside linebacker. The 49ers only rookie at the position was undrafted Joe Holland, he suffered a foot injury during the team's full-squad minicamp...