Austin Collie certainly wasn't in the 49ers' plans for 2013.This past offseason, the Niners seemed to have a wealth of wideouts, with the addition of Anquan Boldin to a group that includes Michael Crabtree, Mario Manningham, Kyle Williams, A.J. Jenkins, Ricardo Lockette and Quinton Patton.But after Crabtree was lost for possibly the entire season with an Achilles' tendon tear and then injuries depleted the group further early in training camp at Santa Clara, the Niners began looking for more options. Suddenly, there was Collie, a veteran free agent.Now the four-year NFL veteran – who has three seasons of 50 or more catches – seems to have a good chance to make San Francisco's opening-day roster. After signing with the 49ers last week, Collie has played well in practices and drills and will get his first chance to show what he can do in live game action Thursday night when the Broncos play the 49ers at Candlestick Park in the exhibition opener.As the Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows reported this week, Collie has looked good.On Tuesday, Collie caught a deep pass against the 49ers' "D" from quarterback B.J. Daniels, getting past safety Michael Thomas. It was notable,...