Quinton Patton started all 14 games he played for the 49ers in 2016 and remains available as the 2017 league year nears the 10-day mark. The Jets have interest and announced they are hosting the fifth-year wide receiver on a visit today.
With the 49ers over the past two seasons, Patton amassed 802 receiving yards and made 18 starts. He scored just one touchdown for 49ers teams that struggled to generate much offensively. Patton missed the 49ers’ final two games with a foot injury, joining the brigade of 49ers regulars on IR.
New Jets OC John Morton served as Patton’s wide receivers coach during his first two seasons with the 49ers, who selected him in the fourth round of the 2013 draft. Gang Green has serious uncertainty at wide receiver. Brandon Marshall requested his release and signed with the Giants, and Eric Decker‘s status for the 2017 season is murky. Jalin Marshall is facing a four-game drug suspension as well, leaving Quincy Enunwa potentially as the Jets’ No. 1 wideout come Week 1 as of now.
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