A.J. Jenkins no longer is in a San Francisco 49ers uniform after being dealt to Kansas City. But coach Jim Harbaugh is still coming to the defense of his former receiver.
The Kansas City Chiefs have traded wide receiver Jon Baldwin to the San Francisco 49ers for wide receiver A.J. Jenkins in a swap of disappointing first-round picks.
The San Francisco 49ers don’t seem too concerned with wide receiver A.J. Jenkins’ slow start to the preseason. Neither does Jenkins.
The San Francisco 49ers are now counting on A.J. Jenkins after top 2012 wideout Michael Crabtree had surgery on his right Achilles tendon after tearing it during a practice May 21.
An injury report is rarely exciting, but this week 49ers should be hopeful that A.J. Jenkins may be called upon due to a (relatively) minor injury to Mario Manningham. If the rookie is not on the field at some point it will mean more snaps for Randy Moss, and indicate that Jenkins has not shown his coaches that he deserves to be playing.
After failing to do anything offensively last week, there will be pressure on the offense to put some points on the board, and that will have to come by air. Smith and his receivers will need to get up to speed if they want to avoid another loss by only scoring 13 points like last week.
Reports after minicamp claim that A.J. Jenkins, the San Francisco 49ers’ first-round pick, has been struggling mightily. However, this shouldn’t worry fans in the slightest.
The San Francisco 49ers have signed top draft pick wide receiver A.J. Jenkins to a four-year contract.
The San Francisco 49ers have taken another step to boost their receiving corps, selecting Illinois wideout A.J. Jenkins with the 30th pick in the NFL draft.