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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 to be confident. The dynamic duo of Jim Harbaugh and Trent Baalke made similarly surprising picks of Aldon Smith and Chris Culliver in the 1st and 3rd round respectively last year and both exceeded expectations, Smith doing so drastically. Besides, Harbaugh has done no wrong since being hired last offseason, taking the team from 6-10 to 13-3 and the NFC Championship game, turning former #1 pick bust Alex Smith into a legitimate starting quarterback, and coaching breakout years out of Ray McDonald, Ahmad Brooks, Navorro Bowman, Dashon Goldson, and Carlos Rogers defensively.
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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...
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...
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...
San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver A.J. Jenkins might find himself fifth on the team's depth chart entering training camp, The Press Democrat reported Saturday. In a review of the Niners minicamp last week, the newspaper called Jenkins, the team's top pick (No. 30 overall) in the draft, the "biggest letdown." "He didn't play with the first- or second...
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...
The 49ers released veteran LS Ryan Pontbriand, the team announced on Friday. Pontbriand signed with San Francisco in February after spending the first nine seasons of his career with the Browns. In 2011, Pontbriand appeared in 11 games after playing in every game from 2006-10. He has played in 134 career games. Source: ProFootball Weekly Attached Thumbnails
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...