This never happens in the NFL! You never see this type of trade go down, but with each transaction, there are fantasy implications. The Chiefs traded Baldwin their 2011 first-round pick, to the 49ers for AJ Jenkins, a 2012 first-round pick. They are both similar in that they have never caught on in the NFL.
The problem is…I’m not sure how this trade benefits either team.
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Following this trade, Baldwin is, at best, the Niner’s third WR behind Anquan Boldin and Austin Collie. If he can stay healthy, Collie is simply outstanding, and I even think that Kyle Williams can take the third WR role from Baldwin. Not a fan of Baldwin in fantasy.
Same with Jenkins who can’t get it together. I’m not a fan of him either. He’ll battle Donnie Avery for the second WR spot, and in my opinion, lose that battle. The Chiefs offense is based around two guys: Dwayne Bowe and Jamaal Charles.
This trade made no sense to me, and both guys are avoidable. Stay away, owners.