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A.J. Jenkins

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Chiefs | A.J. Jenkins placed on IR

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:41:03 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed WR A.J. Jenkins (shoulder) on the Reserve/Injured list.

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Chiefs | Week 12 Inactives

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:00:34 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared WR A.J. Jenkins, QB Aaron Murray, CB Christopher Owens, WR Donnie Avery, C Eric Kush, CB Jamell Fleming, OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif inactive for Week 12.

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Chiefs | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:51:23 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs WR Donnie Avery (groin), WR A.J. Jenkins (shoulder) and CB Christopher Owens (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 19, and have been ruled out for Week 12. TE Anthony Fasano (knee) and CB Jamell Fleming (hamstring) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. OG Zach Fulton (ankle), CB Phillip Gaines (ankle, quadriceps), LB Tamba Hali (knee), OG Mike McGlynn (knee) and CB Sean Smith (groin) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Chiefs | Tuesday practice report

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:45:24 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins (shoulder) and CB Christopher Owens (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 18. WR Donnie Avery (groin), TE Anthony Fasano (knee) and LB Tamba Hali (knee) were limited. OG Mike McGlynn (knee), CB Jamell Fleming (hamstring), OG Zach Fulton (ankle), CB Phillip Gaines (ankle, quadriceps) and CB Sean Smith (groin) were full participants.

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Chiefs | Monday practice report

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:36:49 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins (shoulder), CB Chris Owens (knee) and WR Donnie Avery (groin) did not practice Monday, Nov. 17. TE Anthony Fasano (knee), LB Tamba Hali (knee) and OG Mike McGlynn (knee) were limited participants, and CB Jamell Fleming (hamstring), OG Zach Fulton (ankle), CB Phillip Gaines (ankle) and CB Sean Smith (groin) were full participants.

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Chiefs | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:45:58 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared WR A.J. Jenkins, QB Aaron Murray, TE Anthony Fasano, CB Christopher Owens, WR Donnie Avery, CB Jamell Fleming, OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif inactive for Week 11.

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Chiefs | Friday practice report for Week 11

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:56:05 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs WR Donnie Avery (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 14, and has been ruled out. DB Jamell Fleming (hamstring) and WR A.J. Jenkins (shoulder) both did not practice and have been ruled out. TE Anthony Fasano (knee) and CB Christopher Owens (knee) both did not practice and are questionable. CB Phillip Gaines (quadriceps, ankle) was limited in practice and is questionable. LB Tamba Hali (knee) was limited in practice and is probable. LB Josh Martin (hamstring), LB Josh Mauga (groin) and CB Sean Smith (groin) all fully practiced and are probable.

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Chiefs | Thursday practice report

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:38:50 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs TE Anthony Fasano (knee), DB Jamell Fleming (hamstring), WR A.J. Jenkins (shoulder) and CB Christopher Owens (knee) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 13. WR Donnie Avery (groin), CB Phillip Gaines (quadriceps, ankle) and LB Tamba Hali (knee) were limited, while LB Josh Martin (hamstring, knee), LB Josh Mauga (groin) and CB Sean Smith (groin) practiced in full.

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Chiefs | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:52:14 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DB Jamell Fleming (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 12. WR Donnie Avery (groin), LB Tamba Hali (knee), WR A.J. Jenkins (shoulder) and CB Christopher Owens (knee) were listed as limited participants. CB Phillip Gaines (ankle, quadriceps), LB/DE Josh Martin (hamstring, knee), LB Josh Mauga (groin) and CB Sean Smith (groin) each practiced in full.

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Chiefs | A.J. Jenkins to enter starting lineup

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:03:42 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins will enter the starting lineup in Week 5 against the San Francisco 49ers to replace WR Donnie Avery (hernia). Jenkins has only four catches for 16 yards this year.

Fantasy Tip: Jenkins will cost the minimum salary for wideouts this week at FantasyScore ($3,000). It's a shot in the dark, but he'll receive more opportunities in KC's offense, although they're facing a tough defense in the Niners.

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Chiefs | Friday injury report

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:06:40 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB De'Anthony Thomas (hamstring) is doubtful for Week 1 against the Tennessee Titans. CB Marcus Cooper (ankle) and C Eric Kush (shoulder) are questionable, while S Eric Berry (heel), DE Mike DeVito (hand), LB Tamba Hali (knee), WR A.J. Jenkins (concussion), LB Josh Martin (quadriceps), RB Anthony Sherman (back), DT Vance Walker (hand), WR Albert Wilson (ankle) and LB Frank Zombo (groin) are probable. Thomas didn't practice Friday, Sept. 5. Cooper and Kush were limited, while the others all practiced in full.

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Chiefs | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:01:39 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WRs A.J. Jenkins (concussion) and Albert Wilson (ankle), S Eric Berry (heel), DE Mike DeVito (hand), LB Tamba Hali (knee), LB Josh Martin (quadriceps), DT Vance Walker (hand), LB Frank Zombo (groin) were all full participants in practice Thursday, Sept. 4. C Eric Kush (shoulder) was limited in practice Thursday, and CB Marcus Cooper (ankle) and RB De'Anthony Thomas (hamstring) did not participate.

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Chiefs | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:29:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs C Eric Kush (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. S Eric Berry (heel), DE Mike DeVito (hand), LB Tamba Hali (knee), WR A.J. Jenkins (concussion), LB Josh Martin (quadriceps), DT Vance Walker (hand) and WR Albert Wilson (ankle) practiced in full.

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Chiefs | A.J. Jenkins out

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:00:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins (concussion) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28, and will not return after being diagnosed with a concussion.

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Chiefs | Several injuries practice

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:07:31 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (knee), WR Kyle Williams (knee), WR A.J. Jenkins (hamstring) and CB Christopher Owens (hamstring) participated in practice Monday, July 21.

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Chiefs | A.J. Jenkins hasn't seized opportunity

Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:16:08 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins has yet to challenge WR Donnie Avery for the No. 2 wide receiver spot.

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Chiefs | Practice notes

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:56:28 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins (hamstring), TE Travis Kelce (knee), WR Kyle Williams (knee) and CB David Van Dyke (undisclosed) missed practice Thursday, June 5. OT Eric Fisher (shoulder) was a limited participant.

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Chiefs | A.J. Jenkins sits

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 11:48:19 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins (hamstring) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 3.

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Chiefs | Donnie Avery remains starter

Sat, 05 Apr 2014 20:37:25 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Donnie Avery is still listed as a starter, but it remains to be seen whether he will remain as a starter or even make the team. The team has high hopes for WR A.J. Jenkins, who could potentially take away some of Avery's playing time if Jenkins develops. The team also plans to draft at least one receiver, and if he is ready to help right away, Avery might be released.

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Chiefs | QB saw progress from A.J. Jenkins

Sun, 09 Feb 2014 19:30:07 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith said he believes WR A.J. Jenkins made progress during the season, which allowed the team to put trust in Jenkins.

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Chiefs | Dwayne Bowe ruled out

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:25:43 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 17 against the San Diego Chargers. WR Junior Hemingway is Bowe's backup, but WR A.J. Jenkins could also see some targets as a result of Bowe's absence.

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Chiefs | Dwayne Bowe unlikely to play

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:27:14 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe (concussion) probably will not play Week 17 because of his concussion.

Fantasy Tip: Bowe's extra snaps could go to Junior Hemingway and A.J. Jenkins, but they are stretches to help you win a fantasy championship in Week 17.

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Chiefs | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:53:37 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs TE Anthony Fasano (concussion, knee), OT Branden Albert (knee) and LB Justin Houston (elbow) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 5. FB Anthony Sherman (ankle, knee), WR A.J. Jenkins (hand), C Rodney Hudson (elbow), OG Jeff Allen (groin, knee), OT Geoff Schwartz (biceps), DE Mike DeVito (knee), LB Tamba Hali (ankle), CB Ron Parker (shoulder) and FS Kendrick Lewis (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Chiefs | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:52:30 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs OT Branden Albert (knee), TE Anthony Fasano (concussion, knee), LB Justin Houston (elbow) and WR Dexter McCluster (rest) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 4. DE Mike DeVito (knee) and S Kendrick Lewis (knee) were listed as limited participants. OT Jeff Allen (groin, knee), OG Jon Asamoah (shoulder), WR Donnie Avery (shoulder), OT Eric Fisher (shoulder), LB Tamba Hali (ankle), C Rodney Hudson (elbow), WR A.J. Jenkins (hand), CB Ron Parker (shoulder), OL Geoff Schwartz (biceps) and FB Anthony Sherman (ankle, knee) were all full participants.

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Chiefs | QB vouches for A.J. Jenkins

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:52:58 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith was the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers last year when they drafted WR A.J. Jenkins in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. The deal to acquire Jenkins wasn't Smith's, but the management did ask the signal caller for his input. "We talked to Alex," head coach Andy Reid said Tuesday, Aug. 20. "Alex was very positive about it."

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49ers | Jonathan Baldwin acquired

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:23:34 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers acquired WR Jonathan Baldwin from the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Aug. 19, in exchange for WR A.J. Jenkins.

Fantasy Tip: Baldwin has plenty of physical talent at the wideout position, but he just never put it all together with KC. He'll have a new opportunity with San Francisco, and they are desperately looking for someone to step up to help out Anquan Boldin as the main receiver with Michael Crabtree (Achilles') possibly lost for the entire season. Baldwin remains intriguing as late-round wide receiver depth.

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Chiefs | A.J. Jenkins acquired

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:20:36 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs acquired WR A.J. Jenkins from the San Francisco 49ers Monday, Aug. 19, in exchange for WR Jonathan Baldwin.

Fantasy Tip: Jenkins wasn't impressing the Niners in his effort to replace Michael Crabtree (Achilles') as a main receiving threat opposite Anquan Boldin. He'll likely have less of a chance to make an impact in KC, but it is a new start, so don't overlook that opportunity. He'll have to compete with Donnie Avery and Dexter McCluster. Jenkins might be worth a late-round flier if he picks up the offense quickly and impresses in the final two weeks of the preseason.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins does not get reception

Sat, 17 Aug 2013 08:59:29 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins played most of the first half in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 16, but did not catch a pass because he was being covered by Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith. Jenkins did catch a 21-yard pass but it was nullified by a penalty.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins has to compete for roster spot

Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:34:51 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins is competing with several other wide receivers for a spot on the final roster. Jenkins has had an up-and-down training camp and fumbled the only catch he had during the first preseason game.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins struggles again

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 05:34:19 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins didn't catch a single pass in practice Monday, Aug. 12.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins sees fewer reps

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:48:28 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins received fewer reps than usual during practice Sunday, Aug. 11, and was not thrown a pass until practice was almost over.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins not worried about preseason performance

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:33:58 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins said he will not worry about the fumble he lost during the team's first preseason game. "Hopefully, I've made some strides," Jenkins said. "It's the first preseason game. We have three more games left. It's a long year. No need to panic and get all discouraged. Just got to keep watching film."

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49ers | Three receivers back on field

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 23:27:46 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers had three injured wide receivers back on the practice field Sunday, Aug. 4. WR's A.J. Jenkins (hamstring), Kassim Osgood (leg) and Kyle Williams (hamstring) all returned to the field, and all three are candidates to start opposite WR Anquan Boldin.

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49ers | Two WRs could return to practice

Sat, 03 Aug 2013 08:44:45 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WRs Kyle Williams (hamstring) and A.J. Jenkins (hamstring) could return to practice Sunday, Aug. 4.

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49ers | Three WRs sit due to muscle strains

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 22:03:16 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WRs A.J. Jenkins (muscle strain), Kassim Osgood (muscle strain) and Kyle Williams (muscle strain) each missed practice Wednesday, July 31, for a second straight day due to undisclosed muscle strains suffered last week.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins leaves practice

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:04:14 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins (hamstring) left practice early to tend to a right hamstring issue, which does not appear to be serious.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins not taking control of No. 2 WR job

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:37:01 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins has not distinguished himself as the team's No. 2 wide receiver during training camp.

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49ers | Mario Manningham a month away

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:22:42 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Mario Manningham (knee) is roughly a month away from returning to action on the field, and the competition behind WR Anquan Boldin will be furious. WRs Kyle Williams, Ricardo Lockette, A.J. Jenkins, Quinton Patton and Marlon Moore will be looking to step up in the absence of WR Michael Crabtree (Achilles').

Fantasy Tip: Other than Manningham, who is a big question mark, the Niners have a cast of unproven wideouts to help out Boldin in the receiving game. Williams, Jenkins and Patton figure to have the greatest chance of locking down the No. 2 spot, and all three will be end-game gambles in deep leagues in drafts. The absense of a proven receive might benefit Vernon Davis the most.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins sees time with starters

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:45:31 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins spent most of his time with the first-team offense during practice Thursday, July 25.

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49ers | Trio of receivers making progress

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 21:00:58 -0700

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh was upbeat about WRs A.J. Jenkins, Quinton Patton and Ricardo Lockette, who will line up at split end to compete for WR Michael Crabtree's (Achilles') starting job while he is out injured. "I feel like they're making a lot of progress," Harbaugh said. "I feel good about where that stands right now. Continued competition will continue to be good for our team and those youngsters."

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49ers | Quinton Patton has legitimate shot to start

Sun, 21 Jul 2013 17:13:11 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Quinton Patton has as good a shot as any of his competition, which is believed to include WRs A.J. Jenkins and Ricardo Lockette, for the No. 2 wide receiver job behind WR Anquan Boldin. Patton has good athletic ability, size and speed, as well as energy and eagerness.

Fantasy Tip: The rookie is worth a look as a late-round flier in early fantasy drafts, and he could be a very nice sleeper if he has a strong training camp and preseason. Patton will be working to beat out former first-rounder A.J. Jenkins and Ricardo Lockette for the No. 2 job.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins appears more confident

Sun, 21 Jul 2013 17:11:11 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins is among the group of receivers expected to challenge for a starting job opposite WR Anquan Boldin during training camp and the preseason. Jenkins reportedly is stronger and looked more confident during spring workouts.

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49ers | A.J. Jenkins has slight lead for starting job

Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:47:58 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR A.J. Jenkins appears to have a slight edge over WRs Quinton Patton and Ricardo Lockette for one of the starting wide receiver jobs entering training camp.

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49ers | Kyle Williams early favorite for X spot

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:11:11 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Kyle Williams is the pre-training camp favorite for the "X" wide receiver spot, ahead of A.J. Jenkins, who holds the slot advantage, and others.

Fantasy Tip: Don't expect that to translate into consistent fantasy production, as sleeper candidates Jenkins, Ricardo Lockette and Quinton Patton should have a say in targets with Michael Crabtree (Achilles') on the sidelines.

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49ers | HC talks up A.J. Jenkins

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:12:11 -0700

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh praised WR A.J. Jenkins Tuesday, June 11, for his work so far this offseason. "A.J. had his best week of football since he's been a 49ers the last four days of OTAs," Harbaugh said.

Fantasy Tip: Jenkins is competing for the starting wide receiver job opposite WR Anquan Boldin during the offseason and training camp. He could be a solid No. 4 fantasy wideout if he is able to win the starting job.

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49ers | Two WRs join veteran in two-minute drill

Tue, 28 May 2013 18:02:20 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WRs Chad Hall and A.J. Jenkins worked with WR Anquan Boldin during the two-minute drill at organized team activities (OTAs) Tuesday, May 28. So far, however, WRs Ricardo Lockette, Marlon Moore and Quinton Patton have also rotated with Hall and Jenkins during drills, and no one receiver appears to be getting the lion's share of reps opposite Boldin, as the jobs behind the veteran are viewed as wide open.

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49ers | Three to compete for starting WR job

Fri, 24 May 2013 12:32:28 -0700

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said WRs A.J. Jenkins, Quinton Patton and Ricardo Lockette will compete for the vacant starting wide receiver job during offseason workouts.

Fantasy Tip: All three will have the chance to win the starting job and see an increase in their fantasy value. Jenkins and Patton likely should be considered late-round options in drafts this season. Owners should monitor Lockette's role leading up to their drafts since he could be worthy of a late-round pick in very deep leagues.

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49ers | Randy Moss not an option

Wed, 22 May 2013 17:12:45 -0700

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said the team isn't considering re-signing WR Randy Moss after learning that WR Michael Crabtree (Achilles') tore his Achilles' Wednesday, May 22. Harbaugh said the team is intrigued with the depth of young receivers they have on roster, and they are looking forward to them stepping up to the task. WR A.J. Jenkins, the team's 2012 first-round pick, will have a chance to make an impact in his second year. Jenkins has spent the offseason adding muscle and working with QB Colin Kaepernick.

Fantasy Tip: Look out for Jenkins as a late-round pick this summer. With Crabtree out, it's possible he could become the team's No. 2 receiver behind Anquan Boldin if he beats out Mario Manningham. Kaepernick proved last year that he can make the receiving unit in San Fran valuable.

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49ers | Michael Crabtree suffers torn Achilles'

Wed, 22 May 2013 11:15:17 -0700

San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree (Achilles') suffered a torn Achilles' tendon during organized team activities Tuesday, May 21, and will undergo what could be season-ending surgery.

Fantasy Tip: There is a strong chance that this will be a lost year for Crabtree because of the major injury. Anquan Boldin will become the No. 1 wide receiver and will have his fantasy value increase. Vernon Davis should become more involved in the passing game to fill some of the void, which increases his value as a No. 1 fantasy tight end. Mario Manningham (knee), A.J. Jenkins and Quinton Patton were candidates to win the No. 3 wide receiver job but are now options for the No. 2 wide receiver job. Boldin should be considered a weak No. 2 fantasy option or a solid No. 3. Manningham, Jenkins and Patton could be options in the later rounds of drafts.

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49ers | Trio worked together in offseason

Tue, 21 May 2013 18:08:04 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick and WRs A.J. Jenkins and Ricardo Lockette lived together for two months in Atlanta during the offseason, working together at a nearby training facility. And since the opening of the team's offseason program, WR Anquan Boldin has served as a mentor, helping the two receivers on route running after practice.

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