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Cody Latimer working out for a bunch of teams on Friday

Cody Latimer, Martez Shabazz AP

Indiana wide receiver Cody Latimer is coming off a broken bone in his foot, but that hasn’t stopped him from impressing in workouts this offseason.

Latimer put up the best bench press numbers at the combine and then ran a 4.4 40 and posted a 39-inch vertical leap at Indiana’s pro day to make him an intriguing prospect for teams looking for receiver help in this year’s draft. That’s led to a slew of visits around the league and, on Friday, he’ll get another chance to impress teams.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that “nearly every team” will have representatives in Indianapolis to watch Latimer do on-field drills. Among the teams that will be present are the 49ers, who Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports will have wide receivers coach John Morton there to check out Latimer’s performance.

The 49ers are thought to be in the market for a wideout to go with Michael Crabtree and Anquan Boldin, but the growing interest in Latimer could mean that they’ll have to look in another direction if they remain at the 30th spot in the first round. The 49ers have stockpiled quite the collection of picks, though, and they could use some of them to move up to select Latimer or any other prospect that think will help them make a fourth straight playoff run.

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5 Responses to “Cody Latimer working out for a bunch of teams on Friday”
  1. scoops1 says: Apr 25, 2014 11:05 AM

    Any team that drafts this guy…better make sure there is a Place at the Table for him

  2. scmems07 says: Apr 25, 2014 11:13 AM

    niner’s can be in the market for a wr all they want, if the still have kap at qb it’s pointless to think about him throwing the ball past his first read.

  3. southpaw79 says: Apr 25, 2014 11:49 AM

    He is doing good for himself this offseason, but I do not see him going in the first round. I still do not see him getting picked before Watkins (duh), Evans ( duh), Lee, Bechkam Jr, or Cooks. Benjamin is a wildcard for the first round. This guy will go in the second round with Moncrief , Adams, and Mathews. Maybe add Coleman and Bryant due to their size.

  4. nite2al says: Apr 25, 2014 12:57 PM

    Best WR in the draft, you will see!

  5. jbass323 says: Apr 26, 2014 8:34 AM

    Kap will be past that first read this season. It’s easy to forget that this guy has less starts than Andrew luck. (Also Harbaughs guy) however he has tons of “veteran experience” having played in so many high stake games. So much potential here!

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