Tag Archives: Keenan Allen

Do the 49ers really need a speed receiver?

The 49ers need a third receiver. That is clear. Most draft gurus agree that the Niners need a burner, someone who can “take the top off the defense,” someone who runs a 4.3 40-yard dash or a low 4.4. Someone like Brandin Cooks or Odell Beckham. I agree, the 49ers need a deep threat. The […]

I'll never forget the 49ers faithful souring on Lloyd after he alligator-armed a would-be completed pass over the middle... - AES

Ranking the top 10 wide receivers in the draft

This is my list of the top-10 wide receivers in the draft. I’d be interested to read your top-10 list, too. WIDE RECEIVER 1. Tavon Austin, WVU. Extremely quick and fast, can play split end, flanker and in the slot, not to mention running back and punt returner. 2. Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee. Patterson is like […]

Peter King: “Jim Harbaugh has been at a high number of receiver workouts.”

In Peter King’s most recent article, he lets us know Jim Harbaugh has been at “a high number of receiver workouts” before this year’s draft. King cites an unnamed NFL G.M., who says this: ‘This isn’t about 2013 for the Niners. Harbaugh knows he’ll be there for a while. They just lost Randy Moss, and […]

Cosell breaks down the best WRs in the draft

Greg Cosell broke down the draft’s top wide receivers Friday on Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner Podcast. Here is Cosell’s breakdown. On Tennessee’s Cordarrelle Patteson COSELL: I think Patterson will be drafted solely because of his size and because of his dynamic movement. I don’t think he’s anywhere close to being a quality receiver in terms of […]

Grant’s 32-team first round mock draft: 1.0

This is my first attempt to mock the first round of the upcoming draft. I have the 49ers trading up once, and the Raiders trading down three times. Enjoy. Chiefs – OT Luke Joeckel. Kansas City drafts a left tackle to protect Alex Smith’s blindside. Jaguars – CB Dee Milliner. Both of Jacksonville’s starting cornerbacks […]