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49ers need a few good receivers for workouts

Alex Smith

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith speaks to reporters as he cleans out his locker at 49ers NFL football headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)


The 49ers have a ratio problem at their player organized workouts. Ideally, they’d have three times as many receivers as they do quarterbacks.

Instead, they have three quarterbacks and three receivers.

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee writes that Alex Smith, David Carr, and Colin Kaepernick only had the following receivers to throw to Tuesday: Kyle Williams, Kevin Jurovich and an unknown pass catcher from San Jose State.

Kaepernick is recovering from surgery, so he’s letting Smith and Carr make most of the throws. (It’s a good sign for Kaepernick’s recovery he’s already there.) Barrows notes that Michael Crabtree is in the Bay Area, but hasn’t stopped by with his quarterbacks yet.

So if you’ve got a pair of sticky hands and some time to kill Wednesday, try to find Alex Smith and the boys. They could use the help.