Just a few hours before San Francisco 49ers‘playoff game against Dallas Cowboys is set to take place, a surprise report has been dismissed.
Speaking on NFL Gameday, NFL insider Ian Rapoport addressed one of the biggest storylines in the 49ers universe: what happens after the season in the 49ers QB room?
Jimmy Garoppolo has begun much of the season after Trey Lance was selected third overall in the 2021 NFL Draft. In the meantime, most indications are that Garoppolo will be traded after this year when Lance plays. develop. Rapoport’s latest update says that’s still the idea in San Francisco.
“My understanding is that the 49ers are still committed to picking Trey Lance in the first round as they start moving forward,” said Rapoport. “They are expected to explore trading options for Garoppolo, who really seems to be basking in and enjoying the moment.”
The NFL insider also referred to Garoppolo’s comment earlier in the week that QB said, “could be this” about his time in San Francisco.
Much can still happen between now and the season, but it looks like the 49ers have committed to their plans. But if the 49ers make one more run to the Super Bowl, it will be interesting to see if that commitment is tested.
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Colin Cowherd Credits Jimmy G in 49ers-Cowboys Predictions
When the national media turned their attention to 49ers and Cowboys ‘Wild Cards In the match, Garoppolo is the main factor for the picks. Whether they have the 49ers or the Cowboys winning, poor or well played Garoppolo seems to be a deciding factor.
Colin Cowherd was conflicted when it came to choosing the game, but the FS1 personality went with the Niners because offense.
“I went back and forth [on the pick],” said Cowherd. “I had to follow my original instincts. I’m taking San Francisco and nasty points and wins. Look, the road team has won 10 out of 14 Wild Card games in the last three years. That’s for the most part… And offense against NFL-led San Francisco — huge stats — yards per game, 6.1. The 49ers’ offense was the hottest of the year. Three of the last four games, plus 150 yards of javelin. ”
He then took aim at critics of Jimmy G.
“Oh, by the way, all the Jimmy Garoppolo haters, crazy… These are the post-Thanksgiving numbers for Jimmy Garoppolo. As of Week 9, second in the league in completion rate, first in yards per attempt, first in large passes.
Kyle Shanahan Credit Garoppolo
The 49ers head coach, Kyle Shanahan, has spoken to the local media a few times this week, and Garoppolo’s playstyle each time appears. Amid Garoppolo’s key passes but slow start in Week 18’s 27-24 comeback win over the Los Angeles Rams, the Niners HC knew Jimmy G made a mistake, but he also reacted the way a coach Coach wants to see, every 49ers web area.
“Honestly, there’s no difference from when he throws a block. When you let that ball rip and you’re not afraid to fail, things don’t always work out perfectly. And you’ve seen a lot of good midfielders in this league and some do a great job of never being picked, which is rare. But even looking at some of the great ones, they’re going to get some interceptions, they’re going to be aggressive with it. Sometimes when they’re like that, you can keep both teams in the game, but usually they’ll take you over obstacles if you keep swinging. And that’s the Jimmy way, sometimes it’s better than others, but when you throw the ball like that and if you’re not afraid to fail, sometimes it happens. ”
The plan has been horseback riding with Garoppolo this season, and the 49ers have not faltered. Now, they’ll see if Jimmy G is capable of helping them in one final playoff.
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