There is a certain urgency for Francis Detroit Lions Caps to take the nextstep as an offense and improve on last year s performance when theteam struggle in the red zone and ranked 29th in the league inpassing yards.That s why practically all of San Francisco s top offseasonacquisitions play offensive skill positions. Roman and JimHarbaugh coach raved about all the newcomers during the team s springworkouts. But this stage of summer camp is when the trueevaluations really begin.It s real football now and you start to get an indication ofthings, Roman said. We re not running around in our underwear.Now everybody reveals themselves on the field because of thecontact. This is when you really, really start to get to evaluateplayers. It’s very exciting, and we’ll evaluate it as we go.There s a noticeable upgrade in team speed provided by Moss andManningham, who joined the team as free agents, and Jenkins andJames, San Francisco s first two selections in the NFL draft.MOSS already is being considered the team s no.

1 receiveralongside holdover starter Michael Crabtree, San Francisco receiver last sleading season with 73 catches. Manningham appears tohave the inside track as the No. 3 receiver. And while Jenkins atthis point is just battling to find his niche in the rotation, Harbaugh made it clear what the team s expectations are for itsfirst-round NBA draft pick.Harbaugh made an unscheduled and unusual trip to the podiumduring Sunday s interview session, a move I felt was necessarybecause of a perceived slow start by Jenkins and some criticism theyoung receiver has received recently in the media.To update you on the status of A.J. Jenkins and that topic, Harbaugh began. A.J. Jenkins was an outstanding football playerbefore he got here, and his progress has been very, very good andexceeded expectations. For those scribes, pundits, OS-calledexperts who have gone as far as to say that he’s going to be a bust.