Posted: 02/07/2013 9:28 AM
Posted: 02/07/2013 9:54 AM
drama wrote: The latest mocks are up from both McShay and Kiper. McShay has us taking Justin Hunter in the 1st rd. I like this pick as he would be a nice compliment to Crabtree on the opposite side. At 6'4 205 he is a burner who early in his career was being compared to Moss before tearing his ACL. Last year he was one year removed from injury and did not have his full explosiveness back 100%. 2 years removed if this was to hold true could make the 9ers explosive in this scenerio offensively. At this point if the team was to targe a WR with this pick the only other WR so far that I would be happy to have added to the roster is Quinton Patton. When it is all said and done he may work his way into the 1st rd. I see that Kiper has him going as high as 28th on his latest mock. But this kid at 6'2 205 is drawing some favorable comparisons as high as I read one outlet compare him to Reggie Wayne. That type of talent would be most welcomed as well regardless if Jenkins is ready or not we will have the need for another high quality WR going forward. Kiper has the 9ers taking John Jenkins in the 1st rd. I like this pick as well 6'4 360 pds of nastiness. Jenkins would fall into an excellent situation as he would learn how to work and be a professional from Smith, Willis, Bowman etc. Hecould be the team's longterm fix at NT and shows sneaky athletism for a man his size. In either scenerio I would say that the 9ers would be off to a good start in the draft. If not Jenkins and if Williams is off the board as well, so far I would hope that the 9ers address some other needs instead of reaching for a Hunt, or Okafer type when similar value could be had later with a Gholston, B. Williams, Hughes etc. But whatever happens this should make for an interesting and important off season.
Last edited 02/07/2013 9:54 AM by NashvilleNiner
Posted: 02/07/2013 10:45 AM
I do wonder when or at what point they will address the WR position. Because so far on paper the WR crop this year for the draft does not seem that deep in terms of impact players. Alot of developmental guys, when this team needs someone that can step in and be a #2 guy at the start of training camp. Unless they address the need via trade or FA. I like Wilson alot, but when I think about the last 2 drafts with this regime, I can't recall them taking a player with potential red flags. This regime seems to be looking for clean cut football and character guys. Not saying that I am right or that their stance can't/won't change but it take away potential prospects like Wilson, and Rogers who have 1st rd ability but could be had a little latter due to concerns, which would allow the team to address other needs early and getting a steal later. But as a fan I must say that I am enjoying not reading alot of negative press regarding our players, unlike other teams.
Posted: 02/07/2013 11:06 AM
drama wrote:I do wonder when or at what point they will address the WR position. Because so far on paper the WR crop this year for the draft does not seem that deep in terms of impact players. Alot of developmental guys, when this team needs someone that can step in and be a #2 guy at the start of training camp. Unless they address the need via trade or FA. I like Wilson alot, but when I think about the last 2 drafts with this regime, I can't recall them taking a player with potential red flags. This regime seems to be looking for clean cut football and character guys. Not saying that I am right or that their stance can't/won't change but it take away potential prospects like Wilson, and Rogers who have 1st rd ability but could be had a little latter due to concerns, which would allow the team to address other needs early and getting a steal later. But as a fan I must say that I am enjoying not reading alot of negative press regarding our players, unlike other teams.
Posted: 02/07/2013 11:23 AM
Posted: 02/07/2013 12:05 PM
drama wrote: They are outlets suggesting that Patterson could be the 1st WR off the board. Woods is one of my favorites as a WR prospect. He has track speed and already a polished route runner from a pro style offense. He also has an abilty to help out in the return game which is an added bonus. Just wonder if the 9ers would have him on their radar or see him as a similar prospect as jenkins. Blake is a big time sleeper. His pedigree and his freshman year alone should be enough to get him a look in the later rounds. I run hot and cold with Hamilton and Swope and will rely on your input regarding Bailey
Posted: 02/07/2013 12:58 PM
Posted: 02/07/2013 1:28 PM
drama wrote: It maybe aside from Austin bringing more as a swiss army knife player, but just read that Bailey had an off the field incident regarding shoplifting that may have him a little further down as a prospectHow about Markus W. 92rec 1244yds and 12tds? He is pure speed in from the slot and has the heart to go get balls over the middle dispite only being 5'11 182pds.
Last edited 02/07/2013 1:28 PM by NashvilleNiner
Posted: 02/07/2013 3:48 PM
Posted: 02/08/2013 2:37 AM
uncleloggins wrote: If that were the case, the niners are giving up on Jenkins already. If that's the case, seems 49er late first round WRs are in the Rashaun Woods mold. Not too keen on WR in the first. Need a DT that can push the pile in a Ngata mold or a understudy for J. Smith. I like the Jenkins pick better, or J. Williams or S. Richardson (likely gone tho.)
Posted: 02/08/2013 2:08 PM
We are a BASEBALL school now...
Posted: 02/08/2013 4:47 PM
Not saying that it will happen in the draft, but it is a priority so it could happen via draft if they don't find an affordable option via FA or trade.The San Francisco 49ers will again make acquiring a second wide receiver a priority in the offseason.
Michael Crabtree was targeted 94 times in Colin Kaepernick's 10 starts, 55 more than any other receiver.
Kyle Williams and Mario Manningham suffered injuries, while Randy Moss appeared to fall out of favor with the 49ers by the end of the season.
The 49ers hope A.J. Jenkins comes back for his second season ready to contribute.
Posted: 02/09/2013 12:56 PM
Posted: 02/09/2013 2:01 PM
AthleticsReign wrote: IMO forget Hunter and draft Marquess Wilson in the 4th-6th rounds. I think he'll be a better pro. He's got some issues to deal with but our strong locker room and culture can turn him around. He does need to add a little bulk but he's a baller and fights for the ball.
Posted: 03/06/2013 1:51 PM
Posted: 03/06/2013 2:06 PM
Posted: 03/06/2013 2:18 PM
Minstrel wrote: I'd be really pleased if the 49ers got Datone Jones. He's currently my favorite prospect for the end of the first round.
Posted: 03/06/2013 3:07 PM
Last edited 03/06/2013 3:08 PM by Minstrel
Posted: 03/06/2013 3:34 PM
Minstrel wrote: Datone Jones is pretty often being mocked to go ahead of the 49ers' first round selection. Media draft experts are hardly infallible, but they're pretty much all we have to go on right now since none of us (I'm assuming) have any connections to NFL front offices.I think Jones could go anywhere from 25 to 35, but I wouldn't feel comfortable expecting him to drop to #34. If the 49ers consider him equal to many other prospects and therefore no big deal if he's taken before one of their selections, then no problem waiting to #34 and hoping. If they see him as the likeliest difference-maker in that range of the draft, they shouldn't wait. For us fans, all the prospects with similar grades are more or less interchangeable, but they're not all going to be equally good...Baalke's job is to pick the "winner" (the guy among similarly graded guys who will actually pan out the best).Of course, if you think Elam or Jenkins is more that guy than Jones, then I completely understand your position. I think Jones is that guy, in my entirely amateur opinion. But if you think Jones is important but will drop, I think that's dangerous.
Posted: 03/29/2013 7:30 AM
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