49ers this offseason better think again. He already returned one kick for a touchdown this preseason and on Thursday night, he exploded. The 28-year-old Ginn pulled down 5 catches for 149 yards and 2 touchdowns as Carolina took down Pittsburgh for a 25-10 win. Rock on, Teddy!
5. Quinton Patton might be the Niners’ No. 2 wide receiver Ever since
Michael Crabtree tore his Achilles tendon in May, the 49ers have been searching for a wide receiver to complement
Anquan Boldin. They might finally have their guy. Rookie wide receiver Quinton Patton has dazzled in preseason play and hauled in a 43-yard touchdown pass from starting quarterback
Colin Kaepernick against the
Chargers. Patton put a nice move on cornerback Marcus Cromartie for the score. The 49ers clearly got a steal in Patton, selecting him in the fourth round of this year’s draft. Let's see if he can turn some heads once the regular season starts.
6. Lions put an absolute drubbing on the Bills Some people don’t watch preseason games because they don’t affect the regular season standings. That’s ridiculous. If you want to get a good barometer of the team’s overall talent, watch their number twos and threes play. The level of intensity from the starters spills onto these players and clearly the Lions have some under-the-radar weapons.
Theo Riddick, a sixth-round pick from Notre Dame, really showed his value in the passing game hauling in two
Kellen Moore touchdown passes.
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Shaun Hill also had an admirable showing completing 4 of 5 passes for 69 yards and dicing up the Bills’ secondary for 2 touchdowns. This was a far cry from his counterpart
who started the game for Buffalo and stunk up the place. Lions fans should be very encouraged by their team’s performance at Orchard Park.
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