Ted Ginn Sr. said he thought it was time for his son, Ted Ginn, Jr., to move on from the 49ers, according to Tim Warsinskey of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Ginn Jr., a wide receiver for the 49ers, played in 13 games and was used mainly as a kick and punt returner; as a receiver, he caught two passes for one yard during the regular season.
Ginn Jr. himself didn't complain about his lack of playing time when asked the week before the Super Bowl. He admitted that he'd like to have a larger role but sacrifices had to be made:
"Yeah, for sure," Ginn Jr. said when asked if he'd like to have more of an impact on offense. But he added, "Most of the time when you’re on championship teams, you have to sacrifice...So, you just go out and control what you can control, and you play the game."
His father, however, voiced his grievances: