Josh Morgan is looking more and more like much more than just a throwaway late-round draft pick. The 49ers' sixth-round selection was one of several wide receivers to be taken on the draft's second day in April who made an impression during the NFL's recently completed offseason programs. Here's a look at Morgan and the other top second-day receivers who shined this spring.
June 29, 2008
Brandon Moore, a player without a true position on the San Francisco defense, was the 49ers' most effective edge pass rusher in last week's season opener, even though he didn't start the game against Arizona. The 49ers plan to continue to use the fifth-year linebacker in a variety of roles Sunday against the St. Louis Rams as San Francisco looks for ways to pump up its pass rush.
September 16, 2006
Brandon Moore came to work Tuesday morning to find that his job description with the 49ers had changed for the third day in a row. The fifth-year veteran may be one of San Francisco's more versatile players, but what the Niners are doing with him is a vivid illustration of how unsettled the team really is on defense as the regular season quickly approaches.
August 29, 2006