Breer: Growing pains for Niners
That may be easier said than done. Upon entering the open market last March, the younger Ginn made it clear that he wanted to make his mark as a wide receiver instead of merely as a return specialist. Although drawing interest from the Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens and Minnesota Vikings for his return skills, Ginn was forced to re-sign with the 49ers on a one-year contract.
After losing primary kickoff-return duties and catching just two passes in 2012, Ginn should expect a similarly soft market in the coming months.