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In three regular-season games, Jenkins didn't catch a pass and was only targeted once.
But when asked about whether Jenkins can contribute in the playoffs, Jim Harbaugh had this to say (via Press Democrat):
Do I think he can? Yes. Do we need him to? Yes. We need him to step up. Definitely think he’s capable of doing it.
Season-ending injuries to Kyle Williams and Mario Manningham bumped Jenkins up the depth chart.
With Michael Crabtree and Randy Moss likely to draw most of the attention from opposing cornerbacks, Jenkins could have an opportunity to make a game-changing play.
Expect Jenkins to make his first career catch this postseason, but to otherwise be a non-factor.
It's likely that San Francisco will use Delanie Walker as its de facto third wide receiver, which means Jenkins won't be on the field very often.