On Monday, the 49ers and Chiefs swapped a pair of disappointing first-round receivers. On Wednesday, the man who drafted one of them addressed the situation in detail during an appearance on PFT Live.
Former Chiefs G.M. Scott Pioli explained that the changes in Kansas City — from coaches to quarterbacks — made it harder for Jon Baldwin to find his ceiling. And Pioli took responsibility for the instability that may have made it harder for Baldwin to realize his potential.
For Pioli’s entire comments on the drafting of Baldwin, the potential win-win (or lose-lose) nature of the trade that sent Baldwin to San Francisco and A.J. Jenkins to Kansas City, the high bust rate for first-round and second-round receivers, and plenty of other stuff, click the arrow thing below.