Randy Moss was refreshingly candid during his Media Day session on Tuesday. Confident, too: The 49erswideout said that he believes he’s the greatest wideout in NFL history.
No receiver in the history of the NFL—Rice included—has displayed the combination of size, speed, sure-handedness, intelligence and big play-making abilities like Moss.
If Moss has anything left at the age of 35, he will be a welcome addition. He still has excellent speed and can stretch the field. His mere presence will open up the short-to-medium range routes for Michael Crabtree, Mario Manningham and tight end Vernon Davis.
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.
R.C. Owens, a longtime 49ers front office man and eight-year NFL wide receiver whose impressive leaping ability earned him the nickname “Alley Oop” and helped popularize the basketball phrase, died Sunday at age 77.
California wide receiver and Pac-12 Conference first-team selection Keenan Allen is scheduled to have ankle surgery that will sideline him for all of spring practice.
John Madden remembers the great 49ers wide receiver as a happy guy who always had a bounce in his step. Freddie Solomon, the former Miami Dolphins and 49ers wide receiver who became known as “Fabulous Freddie” and committed himself to community service died this week at the age of 59.
The 49ers need help at wide receiver after releasing Braylon Edwards earlier this week. There are reports the team might sign a veteran receiver for the playoffs.
After two lackluster, drop-filled seasons to start his career, Darrius Heyward-Bey is finally showing some signs of what the Raiders saw in him coming out of college.