A.J. Jenkins never thought he'd be back in Kansas City so soon.
The former first-round pick of the San Francisco 49ers played in a preseason game against the Chiefs on Friday night at Arrowhead Stadium. On Tuesday morning, he was wearing a white shirt with that familiar arrowhead logo while participating in a walk-through before practice.
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Reid Ferrin reports that the 49ers have traded A.J. Jenkins to the Chiefs in return for WR Jon Baldwin.
Tom Pelissero reports that the San Francisco 49ers are going to trade former first-round pick WR A.J. Jenkins to the Chiefs, barring a last-minute snag.
Pelissero adds that the deal is not final, but “all indications are Jenkins’ fresh start will come...
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A.J. Jenkins was the Niners' first-round selection just 18 months ago, and even though the team is desperate for receivers at the moment, his roster spot is reportedly still in jeopardy.
If you’re a former first round pick, you should be getting better each year. The problem with 49ers wide receiver A.J. Jenkins is that he hasn’t progressed quickly enough yet.
According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Jenkins may not even be the fifth or sixth best receiver on the 49ers roster.
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When the San Francisco 49ers drafted receiver AJ. Jenkins in the first round of the 2012 draft, a collective groan was heard all over the NFL landscape.
Jenkins was a kid that was not pegged to go that high and quite frankly wasn’t really all that well known to the general public.
The consensus feeling was that San Francisco made a big-time reach.
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As the San Francisco 49ers look for one of their young receivers to step up in place of Michael Crabtree who might miss the entire upcoming season with a torn Achilles, second-year receiver A.J. Jenkins hasn’t “distinguished” himself in camp yet, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.
A.J. Jenkins has remained healthy, but he has not distinguished himself in practices...
San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke has stated before that he believes wide receiver A.J. Jenkins needs to get in the weight room and add some muscle. “If there’s an area where A.J.’s got to get better in, it’s called the weight room, and he will,” Baalke said, per the Sacramento Bee. “He’s had some unfortunate situations that haven’t allowed him to fully...
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...
SAN FRANCISCO– The 49ers bewildered the football community when they chose wide receiver A.J. Jenkins in the first round. Jenkins was taken off the board before higher ranked names such as Stephen Hill and many others.
Jenkins was brought in to be that top flight speedster that could become a consistent deep threat.
Now the only problem is that he may not be in shape.
Not long after the 49ers selected AJ Jenkins with their 1st round pick, Jerry Rice reached out to AJ and told him he was taking him to the Hill. The 2.5-mile uphill path he regularly ran during his NFL career. Here is the exchange between AJ and Rice
@Ajjenkins8 congrats on being a niner! Holla at me will take you to the hill. Lol
— Jerry Rice (@JerryRice) April 27, 2012