49ers trade A.J. Jenkins to Chiefs for Jonathan Baldwin

The Chiefs and 49ers have swapped a pair of disappointing and former first-round wide receivers. The Chiefs have announced the move is official.

As initially tweeted by USA Today's Tom Pelissero, the 49ers have sent A.J. Jenkins, their 2012 first-round pick, to the Chiefs for Jonathan Baldwin, their 2011 first-round pick.

Baldwin's claim to fame is his scuffle with ex-teammate Thomas Jones, but Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has had lofty praise for Baldwin:

As great of a coach as Belichick has been, he's been an equally bad evaluator of wide receiver talent in the NFL draft [see Chad Jackson, Taylor Price, etc.]. And two years into their NFL careers, nobody has confused Baldwin for Julio Jones.

Baldwin has a total of 41 receptions for 579 yards and two touchdowns in two seasons while Jenkins still has no regular-season receptions.

Both should have an opportunity to make an impact, but we'll see if the change of scenery motivates them enough to take advantage of them. While both will likely go undrafted in most 12-team leagues, I'd prefer Baldwin over Jenkins if I were going to take a late-round flier on one of them.





Check Out the Most Recent Posts on The Daily Blitz

Lions WR Golden Tate (shoulder) placed on PUP list Jul 23, 2014
Terrance West placed on NFI list, but tweets he's "ready to go" Jul 23, 2014
Jamaal Charles, Chiefs agree to deal; short-lived "holdout" over Jul 23, 2014
2014 Fantasy Football PPR Mock Draft: Round 7 Jul 23, 2014
49ers TE Vernon Davis reports to training camp on time Jul 23, 2014
Colts WR Reggie Wayne (ACL) cleared for camp Jul 23, 2014
Colts RB Vick Ballard (ACL) has been cleared for camp Jul 23, 2014
Rob Gronkowski cleared by doctors, won't be placed on PUP list Jul 23, 2014
Fantasy Football Mock Draft Per Day (July 23rd): 12 teams, No. 4 pick, PPR Jul 23, 2014
Report: Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles is "prepared to hold out as long as it takes" Jul 22, 2014


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://eatdrinkandsleepfootball.com/blog-mt/mt-tb.fcgi/4143

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)











Play 2014 Fantasy Football:
> Yahoo Fantasy Football - Sign Up For Free!
> Set up your league with CBS Sports

> DFS Bonuses: DraftKings | FanDuel | Star Fantasy