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, and he didn’t catch a pass in scrimmages on Wednesday. He had trouble staying on his feet all three days, which was odd considering it was a non-contact minicamp.
Overall, undrafted receivers Nathan Palmer and Brian Tyms caught many more passes and made more impressive plays than Jenkins did. There’s no rush for Jenkins to produce, though, because there seem to be at least four good wide receivers above him on the depth chart right now — [Michael] Crabtree, [Randy] Moss, [Mario] Manningham and [Kyle] Williams
As one of our writers (Scott Wagner) pointed out, it should be noted that Grant Cohn has never been...