In the past seven days, Jenkins' name has been discussed by his head coach, offensive coordinator, quarterback and even tight end.
There's certainly reason for it.
The former first-round pick was hampered with a leg injury early in camp, returned to enjoy productive practices and then had an uneven preseason debut. Jenkins fumbled the only reception he had against the Denver Broncos, overshadowing all the other assignments he correctly executed in the preseason opener.
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Jenkins was targeted twice on deep balls on Monday, both went incomplete.
Inside the locker room, the 49ers continue to encourage Jenkins to keep growing. The former first-team All-Big Ten selection and No. 30 overall pick in 2012, is being mentored by many, including
“He has a lot of potential,” Davis said of Jenkins.
The 49ers are scheduled to practice at 5 p.m. PT on Tuesday.
Read more on the 49ers in today’s Morning Tailgate.
Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News discussed another hot topic of camp, Kaepernick’s chemistry with Davis.
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee logged Jenkins’ camp activity on Monday.
Dan Brown of the San Jose Mercury News shared an excerpt from his new book 100 Things 49ers Fans Should Know Before They Die.
49ers.com detailed San Francisco’s dominant pass-rush at Monday’s practice.
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Joe Staley(@jstaley74) August 12, 2013