ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs entered training camp with 13 wide receivers after not addressing the position through in the draft.
While Dwayne Bowe and Donnie Avery remain the starters, the Chiefs are looking to get contributions from A.J. Jenkins and Kyle Williams.
"I like what I see," coach Andy Reid said. "A.J.'s been doing a consistent job, which...
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...
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...
MOVE A BUST
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.
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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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...
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.
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...
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