San Francisco 49ers: Will WR Michael Crabtree Blossom Into an Elite WR in 2011?

January 28, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In 2011, Michael Crabtree will be entering his third season with the San Francisco 49ers. 
It's now time for Crabtree to show the 49ers the skills that led the Niners to select him No. 10 overall in the 2009 draft.
Thus far in his budding career, Crabtree has not measured up to the stats he put up in his two seasons at Texas Tech. In just two years playing in college, he caught 231 passes for 3,127 yards and 41 touchdowns. 
Michael Crabtree was expected to burst onto the NFL scene as an impact wide receiver for the 49ers. Although he has been adequate, he has not yet shown the consistency or the work ethic to reach his enormous potential.
Let me first mention the fact that the 49ers have not had quality quarterback play in the past two years. Poor quarterback play has held Crabtree and the entire 49er offense back.
The 49ers have tried Alex Smith, Shaun Hill, David Carr and Troy Smith at various times over these past...

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