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A.J. JENKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chiefs reportedly “excited” about A.J. Jenkins

Louis Riddick reported on ESPN’s NFL Insiders program that the Kansas City Chiefs are “very excited about” wide receiver A.J. Jenkins heading into next season, per Rotoworld.com. Riddick worked in Philadelphia’s front office alongside much of Kansas City’s current coaching staff, so he has notable ties. Acquired from the 49ers in exchange for Jon Baldwin last August, Jenkins...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Trade WR A.J. Jenkins To The Chiefs For WR Jon Baldwin

Update: 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss
MOVE A BUST

2012 first-rounder may get cut?

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. 

Via Midwest Sports Fans
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

AJ Jenkins could be on the 49ers chopping block

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. Please click here to read...
Via Players View
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers’ A.J. Jenkins has bulked up this offseason

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...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: A.J. Jenkins Looking Like 1st Round Bust

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...
Via Football Nation
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

AJ Jenkins looking like crap?

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...
Via 49ersNews
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

1st round pick AJ Jenkins reports to the 49ers in poor shape.

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. To read...
Via Players View
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice plans on taking A.J. Jenkins to “the hill”

San Francisco 49ers great Jerry Rice has been exchanging messages with rookie wide receiver A.J. Jenkins on Twitter.  He confirmed on NFL Live via ProFootballTalk.com on Monday that he plans on taking him to “the hill” in order to work out. “The hill” is a 2.5 mile uphill path that Rice ran throughout his career in order to remain in shape.  He believes that if Jenkins...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Rice, Jenkins and the Hill

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 @17AJJenkins...
Via 49ersNews
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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