The 49ers are counting on him getting up to speed in a hurry as the two-time defending NFC West champions prepare for a far more daunting schedule as they try to return to the Super Bowl after falling three points short of a sixth championship against Baltimore last season.
The 49ers and Chiefs have traded their former top draft pick wide receivers. AJ Jenkins is headed from Kansas City to San Francisco in exchange for Jon Baldwin. Viewed as underachievers, John Madden said the change of scenery might provide a boost for both of them.
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.