San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh recently retracted from a statement he made to former Oakland Raiders signal-caller Rich Gannon regarding Randy Moss being the best wide receiver on the team, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.
Harbaugh cleared up the confusion, clarifying that a No. 1 receiver has not been named and the original statement was made in reference to Moss’ performance in a specific drill during OTAs this offseason.
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“What we have here on this team, really, we’ve got five guys who are No. 1 receivers as we go into camp, Harbaugh said. ”It will play out what the roles are, who the starters are, who the backups, the contributors.”
Having five guys in the running for the No. 1 job allows Harbaugh and company the opportunity to get the best out of each of the 49ers’ receivers, using the starting spots as leverage as they instill their system.
The team currently features its first five leading receivers in Randy Moss,...