San Francisco 49ers: How Wide Receiver Quinton Patton Will Impact the Offense

July 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Louisiana Tech and current San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver Quinton Patton may be expecting a much heavier workload than he initially may have thought for this upcoming year.
In fact, Patton may very well be en route to a stellar rookie season in San Francisco, the conditions of which are partially the result of his own efforts but also combined with a unique situation that may present him with a chance to thrive.
"Great moments are born from great opportunity," was the statement the late coach Herb Brooks said to the 1980 United States men's hockey team that faced off against the Soviet Union during the Winter Olympics that year.  In a sense, that phrase directly applies to Patton.  While the sports and situations are entirely different, Patton is looking square in the face of a great opportunity.  Those opportunities breed great moments.
Patton just has to seize them.
When Patton was drafted by the 49ers in the fourth round of th...

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