The 49ers opened up veteran minicamp with C.J. Spillman taking first-team reps on defense alongside Pro Bowl safety Donte Whitner.
Second-year wideout A.J. Jenkins turned in the best offensive play of the day, snagging a high pass during a team period from second-team quarterback Colt McCoy.
Jenkins continues to improve this offseason and is looking to make a case to start Week 1 along with veteran Anquan Boldin.
More 49ers headlines and minicamp reviews can be found in today’s Morning Tailgate.
Monte Poole of the San Jose Mercury News shared Jenkins’ quotes prior to the opening minicamp session.
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee offered camp notes, including more details on Jenkins’ big reception.
Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com provided camp notes.
Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News discussed Greg Roman’s forward thinking.
Inman also reviewed Nnamdi Asomugha’s acclimation to San Francisco’s defense.
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