Morning Tailgate: Receivers Return


The wide receiver lines were quite long on Sunday.

With Kyle Williams, A.J. Jenkins, Ricardo Lockette and Kassim Osgood returning to practice, the 49ers had 11 healthy wideouts competing at practice.

New wideouts Austin Collie and Lavelle Hawkins also got in on the action, catching a combined three passes.

The day, however, was more about 49ers wideouts who returned to practice. Jenkins caught a 70-yard touchdown from Colt McCoy and Williams hooked up with Colin Kaepernick to make several impressive catches.

More on Sunday's camp session can be found in today's Morning Tailgate.

Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle noted the highlights of the four returning injured receivers.

Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News detailed LaMichael James' progress on special teams.

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee runs down the highlights from Sunday's camp practice.

Matt Maiocco of discussed the 49ers interest in Eric Wright. offered practice notes with details on Jenkins' deep touchdown catch.




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