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Is A.J. Jenkins a bust? The 1st round draft pick of the 49ers hasn't caught a single pass this year, which is rather glaring given the injuries the team has suffered at the wide receiver position this season. But what can history tell us about Jenkins' prospects?If we look back at other wide receivers previously drafted by the 49ers, those that didn't get off to a hot start rarely became respectable receivers later on in their career.Below is a table showing rookie year performance by wide receivers drafted by the 49ers over the past 11 years. Some names will obviously stand out, such as Brandon Lloyd, Josh Morgan, and Michael Crabtree, all of whom have emerged as decent wide receivers in the NFL. Morgan and Lloyd currently play with other teams, while Crabtree still plays for the 49ers and is having a stellar year. 49er Wide Receiver Draft Picks - Rookie Year StatsYearRoundFirst NameLast NameReceptionsYardsTDs20121A.J.Jenkins00020116RonaldJohnson00020106KyleWillia...
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The San Francisco 49ers will send nine players to represent the NFC in the 2012 Pro-Bowl. Representing San Francisco will be: Aldon Smith NaVorro Bowman Mike Iupati Donte Whitner. Frank Gore Dashon Goldson Justin Smith Joe Staley Patrick Willis. According to Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options...
The San Francisco 49ers have been gashed for big yardage after DT Justin Smith was injured on Dec. 16th against the New England Patriots, and he is unlikely to play in the season finale against the Arizona Cardinals due to his partially torn left triceps.
Moving forward after the finale, his status for the playoffs is uncertain as well. He could either miss some or all of the post...
Patrick Willis believes the San Francisco 49ers can still be a great defense even without All-Pro tackle Justin Smith.
The 49ers might have to spend the rest of this season finding out whether or not Willis, their All-Pro linebacker and defensive leader, is correct.
Smith is unlikely to play Sunday in the regular-season finale against Arizona because of a partially torn left triceps...
During an interview with the media, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis didn’t sound very optimistic that he’ll play in tomorrow’s game against the Cardinals.
At various points during Friday’s interview, Davis said he felt “OK” and “all right” and acknowledged “taking it easy” during practice. He sounded not at all like a player expecting to return to action.
THAT'S NOT VERY NICE
I’m not really sure what the Seahawks fan thought Bowman was going to do to the sign when he handed it to him, but he couldn’t have been totally shocked that Bowman ripped it. I will say this, Bowman did just as bad of a job ripping that sign as the 49ers did playing defense on Sunday night. He’s a huge guy and he could only rip off a little corner? If you’re going...
It’s become more than apparent that the San Francisco 49ers intend to move forward with Colin Kaepernick as their starting quarterback, which means that Alex Smith‘s time with the franchise is likely coming to an end in the next few months.
There are a number of teams in need of help at the quarterback position and Smith has been tossed out as a potential option for teams like...
Patrick Willis believes the 49ers can still be a great defense even without All-Pro tackle Justin Smith. The Niners might have to spend the rest of this season finding out whether or not Willis, their All-Pro linebacker and defensive leader, is correct.
Vernon Davis is anxious to get back on the field with the San Francisco 49ers and help them build momentum for the playoffs during Sunday’s regular-season finale against Arizona.
Last week: 1 (-5)
Net points per drive: 0.70 (5th)
DVOA: 30.8% (4th)
Weighted DVOA: 26.8 (5th)
LG Mike Iupati: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 18 yards on 2 attempts
RG Alex Boone: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 6 yards on 1 attempt
RT Anthony Davis: Did not allow a pressure on 43 pass block...
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith is listed as doubtful to play this Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. Smith has a partially torn triceps, an injury he sustained two weeks ago against the New England Patriots. Smith told the Sacramento Bee on Friday that that will play if the 49ers have a playoff game next week. He will likely miss his second straight game...
Just two months ago, the 49ers grabbed control of the NFC West from the Arizona Cardinals behind Alex Smith's near perfect performance on a Monday night in the desert. Oh, how much has changed since.
Arizona Cardinals (5-10) at San Francisco 49ers (10-4-1)
It’s usually a smart thing to take well coached teams off a loss. They’re generally extra focused in a bounce back game the following week. Bill Belichick is 35-20 ATS off a loss since 2000. Mike McCarthy is 22-13 ATS in that spot since 2006. Mike Tomlin is 17-13 ATS in that spot since 2007. Sean Payton is 20-12 ATS in...