San Francisco 49ers legend Frank Gore said: He believes the 49ers have a midfielder “better than a lot of people”.
But is that Jimmy Garoppolo? Or Trey Lance? The man who spent 10 of his 16 seasons in the NFL with the 49ers told @TheSFNiners who is that.
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Gore first addressed Garoppolo’s situation by remaining on the list after constant commercial talks.
The 38-year-old admits that the veteran midfielder had shoulder surgery on March 8 (just eight days before the start of his free-agent contract period) that set things back up for both him and his wife. 49ers front office looking for a deal. Destination.
Gore mentioned that going under the knife in the hospital not only slowed Jimmy G’s chances of pitching against teams that wanted to see him pitch, but also slowed his commercial value. However, Gore is a fan of Garoppolo.
“I still think Jimmy G is better than a lot of people in the league here,” Gore said. “I cannot say what he will do, but he is the winner. He’s been to the NFC championship twice. He went to the Super Bowl. You look at his record when he was with the 49ers – he was the winner. Every time he’s on the pitch, they get success.”
Gore, who has run 11,073 of 16,000 yards in his career with the 49ers according to Pro Football Reference, has seen Jimmy G lead the ‘Niners to NFC’ title during the 2019 season and this season’s collegiate championship game. in Gore’s 49ers post career. – with his final season at the Bay in 2014 before the team brought in Garoppolo and head coach Kyle Shanahan.
Gore on Lance
While Gore praises Garoppolo, that doesn’t mean he’s downplaying Lance.
Gore, however, believes there is one area where the #3 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft needs more.
“I think when you watch him come out of college, I think he has talent. I just think he needs more rep,” said Gore. “And when he’s playing in pre-season, I see that he’s doing some good things.”
However, Gore says he’s noticed a slight drop with Lance’s growth.
“I just think when he quit that job, and they let Jimmy G be the man, then when Jimmy G got injured, you could say he stepped back a little bit,” Gore said. “But he (did not) have talent. I just think he needs rep. I think once Kyle knows what he’s really good at because Kyle is one of the best players in the league right now. I think Kyle will find (a way) for him to have success.”
Gore is asked: Is Lance the long-term answer?
“We have to see,” Gore replied. “We have to wait until he comes on to see. I can’t say if he’s the long-term answer right now because I haven’t seen much. But when he came out of college, he was really talented, and they traded a lot for him.”
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