San Francisco 49ers: Second Preseason Game All About Wideouts

By John Ware
Chad Hall
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In their second preseason game, the San Francisco 49ers dressed 11 wide receivers and played nine of them against the Kansas City Chiefs. This was a sign that next to veteran Anquan Boldin, the 49ers still do not know who their second option is at wide receiver for the 2013 NFL season. Once again, Marlon Moore started next to Boldin. It may be safe to say that Moore will be on the 53-man roster, even though he may not be the no. 2 when the regular season starts.

Another wideout who raised some eyebrows was undrafted rookie Chuck Jacobs, who has four targets for two catches and 28 yards. It should be no surprise if Jacobs makes the practice squad, if not the 53-man roster.  Former Indianapolis Colts player Austin Collie continued to produce on the field in his short stint with the team so far. He caught only one pass for 11 yards. His former divisional rival and Tennessee Titans player Lavelle Hawkins had a better night with two catches and 20 yards. Chad Hall led all receivers with two catches for 39 yards.

Former first-round pick A.J. Jenkins continued to struggle, and it is very probably the case that Jenkins will not make the team, making him a draft bust. Jenkins did not officially catch a pass due to a penalty. He did, however, provide backup quarterback Colt McCoy with quality blocking on a 19-yard run. One thing is for sure: Jenkins better step his game up or he will be unemployed.

John Ware is a San Francisco 49ers writer for Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter @OutermindMedia, “Like” him on Facebook, or add him to your network on Google+

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