Tag Archives: Quinton Patton

If Anquan Boldin is the 49ers’ flanker, who will be their split end?

Jim Harbaugh spoke on 95.7 The Game Friday afternoon. Here’s what he said about the 49ers’ wide receivers. Q: Who do you expect to fill the void at wide receiver? HARBAUGH: “We’ll put (A.J.) Jenkins, (Quinton) Patton and Ricardo Lockette at the same position and let them compete and emerge. And the good news is […]

49ers OTAs: Craig Dahl and Chad Hall stand out, Chris Culliver struggles

SANTA CLARA – Here’s the good and the not-so-good from the 49ers’ Wednesday OTA session. THE GOOD 1. Craig Dahl – He was the starting free safety, and he had the best day of all of the 49ers’ defensive backs. Dahl almost picked off Colin Kaepernick twice. First, Kaepernick tried to fire a pass to […]

Quinton Patton vs. A.J. Jenkins

As we wait for OTAs to start on Tuesday, here’s a contest to help pass the time: Predict which young 49ers wide receiver will catch more passes this season – A.J. Jenkins or Quinton Patton. Also, predict how many catches each receiver will make. Please explain your predictions.      

Quinton Patton vs. D.J. Hayden highlights

On September 9th, 2012, Louisiana Tech played the University of Houston, which means Quinton Patton faced D.J. Hayden. Hayden held Patton to 4 catches on 11 targets for 36 yards and no touchdowns – Patton’s worst performance of the season. A few months later, the Oakland Raiders drafted Hayden with the 12th pick and the […]

How much of an issue is speed for the 49ers’ offense?

This upcoming season, the 49ers arguably will have the slowest base offense in the NFL. I’m talking 21 personnel – Frank Gore at tail back, Bruce Miller at fullback, Vernon Davis at tight end, Michael Crabtree at flanker and Anquan Boldin at split end. When those players are on the field for the 49ers, their […]

49ers rookie mini-camp stats

Here are my unofficial rookie mini-camp stats for Quinton Patton, Vance McDonald, Eric Reid, Marcus Cooper and Daryl Morris. Quinton Patton, WR 1-on-1: 3-for-4. (1. Beat Marcus Cooper short 2. Beat Cooper short again but the throw was behind Patton 3. Could not beat Brodrick Brown deep 4. Beat Cooper short) 7-on-7: 5 targets, 4 […]

49ers rookie mini-camp: Day 1 – McDonald and Okoye stand out

SANTA CLARA – Here’s what stood out to me during the afternoon practice of the first day of the 49ers’ 2013 rookie mini-camp. THE GOOD 1. Vance McDonald, TE. The rookie tight end had the best practice of the day. He dropped the first pass thrown to him – it was a strike from B.J. […]

Quinton Patton says he’s molded his game after Michael Crabtree

Here’s what Quinton Patton said to the media after Practice No.1 on Friday. Q: What was your impression when you first got the play book. PATTON: It was pretty big. I was like, “Dang, I’ve got to learn all of this?” They were like, “No, you’ve just got to learn these for the weekend.” Q: […]

The 49ers’ top 10 offseason position battles

Here are the top-10 position battles on the 49ers I’m looking forward to this offseason. Which battles interest you the most? 1. No.2 and No.3 cornerback: Carlos Rogers vs. Nnamdi Asomugha vs. Chris Culliver. Tarell Brown probably is a lock to start, so Rogers, Asomugha and Culliver will compete for the other two cornerback spots […]

Quinton Patton: “I’m trying to make an immediate impact.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of Quinton Patton’s teleconference, courtesy of the 49ers.   Are you looking forward to coming out and seeing your new team? “Yes, sir. I can’t wait to be there.”   Can you try to describe for us, people who are unfamiliar with you, who you are and what […]

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 […]