Jenkins is on the bubble of the 49ers' roster Could the 49ers really cut their 2012 first-round draft pick before the 2013 regular season? That’s a question being raised in San Francisco as receiver A.J. Jenkins continues to struggle. Jenkins' ability has shown during practice sessions. Still, Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News raises the question of whether 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke will decide to cut his losses and release Jenkins when the 49ers have to finalize their 53-man roster. Jenkins, who may need general manager Trent Baalke's help to get a roster spot in 2013, writes Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News. That catch gained three yards on a 3rd-and-5 play from the Giants' 10-yard line with six minutes to go in the fourth quarter, forcing the 49ers to kick a game-tying field goal instead of having another crack at a potential go-ahead touchdown. Mario Manningham and Randy Moss were signed in free agency and the team used their first round pick in the 2012 NFL draft on Illinois wide receiver A.J.