Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/11/12
The rookies who reported to the 49ers' minicamp Friday have run untold numbers of 40-yard dashes, pushed up the 225-pound bench press hundreds of times and run the three-cone drill until their legs gave in preparation for last month's NFL Draft. That didn't prevent coach Jim Harbaugh from a blunt assessment when asked about his receiving crew, including first-round pick A.J. Jenkins. "Out of shape, that's the bad news. Good news is that it's a very talented group of those young receivers," Harbaugh said. "You could tell that right away. But the bad news is we've got to get them in shape. I don't know exactly what all these guys have been doing in the last six months." For Harbaugh, draft position and hype gets you as far as a jersey and a locker, after that, "Everybody's got the license and the opportunity." The rookies are getting introduced to the rigors of the NFL, and they'll enter the 49ers' strength and conditioning program over the next two months. Harbaugh said he wa...
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