Jimmy Garoppolo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jimmy Garoppolo's mom keeps him up to speed on the latest trade rumors

    CBS Sports "One of the biggest stories of the 2017 offseason is the future of Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. With Tom Brady claiming he wants to play into his late-40s and showing no signs of slowing down , Garoppolo is a hot commodity on the trade market. Garoppolo himself isn’t on..." February 22

  • Patriots' Garoppolo taking trade rumors 'in stride'

    ESPN "New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo told ESPN's Adam Schefter that he's trying not to think about speculation that he might be traded this offseason. Garoppolo talked to Schefter on his Know Them From Adam podcast and said his "head will start spinning" if he thinks about the..." February 21

  • Jimmy Garoppolo: 5 things to know about the Browns trying to trade for him

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns will try to trade for Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, but will Bill Belichick part with him? If so, why? And what will it take for the Browns to get him? Is he worth the No. 12 overall pick? More than that? And what will happen if the Patriots decide to hang onto him..." February 21

  • Patriots not expected to trade Jimmy Garoppolo

    Larry Brown Sports "The trade market for Jimmy Garoppolo appears to be hotter than ever now that the NFL offseason has officially begun, but could the New England Patriots value the backup quarterback too much to deal him. After speaking with Patriots sources at the Super Bowl earlier this month, ESPN’s Ed Werder..." February 16

  • Julian Edelman on Jimmy Garoppolo: He’s got Favre/Rodgers confidence

    Pro Football Talk "There’s no shortage of intrigue about whether the Patriots will be looking to trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo this offseason and one of the team’s players is doing his best to make sure that Garoppolo’s stock is as high as possible when and if discussions start on that front. Wide receiver..." February 15

  • Bill Belichick’s retirement plans will decide Jimmy Garoppolo’s future

    Fox Sports "Jimmy Garoppolo proved early in the 2016 season that he can be a viable starting quarterback for a playoff-caliber team in Tom Brady's absence, but with a 39-year-old Brady declaring that he doesn't plan to retire anytime soon, the Patriots have to decide whether to keep Garoppolo as Brady's..." February 15

  • Jimmy Garoppolo or Tony Romo? Only 1 is worth an NFL trade

    Sporting News "Jimmy Garoppolo and Tony Romo always will be connected as the collective pride of Eastern Illinois. This offseason, they also represent two potential trade targets for every NFL team desperate for a quarterback in 2017. But whether that team is a contender, a rebuilder or part of the muddled..." February 14

  • Will the Patriots call the Texans about Garoppolo?

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans have a lot of priorities in the offseason, and none is more important than improving at quarterback. In the draft, through free agency or by trade, general manager Rick Smith and coach Bill O'Brien have to find a way to upgrade the most important position on the team. In O'Brien's..." February 13

  • A 49ers trade for Garoppolo could look similar to the Alex Smith deal

    KNBR "One of the most experienced journalists to ever cover the NFL joined KNBR 1050’s The Audible Friday morning. ESPN’s John Clayton chimed in on all things San Francisco 49ers, including his thoughts on why the team will chase after Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. While many around..." February 10

  • Josh McCown says Jimmy Garoppolo has the potential 'to carry a franchise'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh McCown was sad to be released by the Browns Wednesday because he loved it here. But he says if reports are true that the Browns will try to trade for Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo, their future at quarterback is very bright. "I've seen him on tape because we had a common opponent in..." February 10

  • Kyle Shanahan sounds like he’d be interested in Jimmy Garoppolo

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be on opposite sidelines in Super Bowl LI. Next season, could they be on the same team in San Francisco? Shanahan, the next head coach of the 49ers, told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that..." February 04

  • Bears will make strong push for Garoppolo

    Yardbarker "The market for New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is already starting to take shape, and the Chicago Bears are believed to be one of the strongest suitors. The Bears are expected to move on from Jay Cutler this offseason, and they are in desperate need of stability at the..." February 02

  • Jimmy Garoppolo on Cleveland: “We’ll see when I get there”

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo isn't thinking about being traded to a team such as the Browns just yet, but in a little over a month, he'll likely be the hottest commodity on the trading block. "To be honest, I really haven't thought about it much,'' he said Wednesday at the Super..." February 02

  • Report: Patriots Expected To Move Quickly With Jimmy Garoppolo Trade This Offseason

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Cole of B/R reports that Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo could be the most attractive quarterback option available this offseason. However, Cole says that New England will likely move quickly to trade him once the 2017 league year is underway in March. According to Cole, even though..." February 01

  • Report: Browns Interested In Possible Trade For Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer spoke to sources at the Senior Bowl who said that the Browns’ reported interest in Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo “is real” and they’ll attempt to trade for him, depending on how their evaluations of this year’s draft prospects go in the coming..." February 01

  • Rumor: New 49ers Regime May Target Jimmy Garoppolo in Trade

    12 Up "In recent years, ESPN and Fox Sports have endured a vigorous battle to decide what network is truly the leader in sports coverage. Now, two former broadcast "foes" could ​be teaming up to spearhead the San Francisco 49ers front office. ​ ​On Sunday, former NFL star and Fox Sports broadcaster..." January 30

  • Could Jimmy Garoppolo choose to stay with the Patriots?

    Pro Football Talk "The persistent chatter that the Patriots will try to trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the offseason flows from the presumption that, a year from now, he’ll hit the open market and join another team (possibly, a division rival). But what if that premise is flawed? Garropolo could decide in..." January 26

  • Seven potential landing spots for Jimmy Garoppolo

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots are headed to Super Bowl LI after yet another brilliant season by quarterback Tom Brady. The 39 year-old quarterback has displayed absolutely no signs of slowing down, as evidenced in Sunday’s blowout Conference victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brady and the..." January 25

  • Patriots open to Jimmy Garoppolo trade, price will be high

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots are at least willing to gauge quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s trade market, but a deal will not be easy. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Patriots are open to offers for Garoppolo, but they’ll be demanding at least a first-round pick in return, and may..." January 22

  • Report: Patriots looking for first, fourth-round pick for Jimmy Garoppolo

    CBS Sports "Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo has started a grand total of two games in his three-year NFL career but if a quarterback-needy team is interested in his services this offseason, the price will be steep. Appearing on WEEI, ESPN's Adam Schefter says the conversation begins with a first- and..." December 28

  • Are Patriots preparing to trade Jimmy Garoppolo?

    NFL.com "The New England Patriots have designated rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett to return from injured reserve, officially eliminating any remaining chance of a Rob Gronkowski reappearance during the postseason. Why did Bill Belichick opt to burn his one injury reprieve on Brissett when he already..." December 23

  • Former Browns, Patriots exec sees a Garoppolo trade to Cleveland

    Akron Beacon Journal "Former Browns and New England Patriots executive Mike Lombardi believes the two teams will likely agree to a trade in the offseason to send quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to Cleveland. “The next quarterback that’ll be the Cleveland Browns’ quarterback perhaps is Jimmy Garoppolo in New England,”..." December 10

  • Jimmy Garoppolo is “ready to roll” if needed

    Boston Herald "What constitutes a normal week for Jimmy Garoppolo might not align with that of your average backup quarterback. The uncertainty around Tom Brady’s Deflategate suspension left Garoppolo in maybe-he’ll-play-maybe-he-won’t limbo two summers in a row. Then he finally prepped as the presumptive,..." November 26

  • Belichick offers highest praise for Garoppolo

    NESN "In the middle of praising Tom Brady’s dependability, a quality Bill Belichick says is just as important as ability, the New England Patriots head coach threw a compliment Jimmy Garoppolo’s way. Brady played through a hard shot to his quad in the Patriots’ Week 10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks..." November 18

  • After fast start and injury that 'hurt like hell', Jimmy Garoppolo reflects

    ESPN "Much has changed for the New England Patriots now that quarterback Tom Brady has returned from a four-game NFL suspension, and arguably no player has been affected more than Jimmy Garoppolo. What a whirlwind it's been for the third-year quarterback who was thrust into the No. 1 role and..." October 13

  • Patriots to evaluate Jimmy Garoppolo

    NFL.com "The Patriots will evaluate quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's shoulder on Sunday morning before deciding between him and Jacoby Brissett, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Garoppolo was injured in the second quarter of a Week 2 victory over the Dolphins. Brissett, a rookie out of..." October 02

  • Jimmy Garoppolo (right shoulder) to start Sunday vs. Bills

    WEEI Boston "According to WEEI’s Kirk Minihane, Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will start Sunday against the Bills. Garoppolo suffered a reported sprained AC joint in his right shoulder the second quarter of the Week 2 win over the Dolphins, but didn’t play last week against the Texans. Sunday would..." October 01

  • Patriots Could Play Both Jimmy Garoppolo, Jacoby Brissett Vs. Bills

    NESN "Jimmy Garoppolo or Jacoby Brissett? That’s the question New England Patriots fans have been asking all week. Michael Lombardi offered an interesting answer Friday: Why not both? Lombardi, who worked as an assistant to the Patriots’ coaching staff during the 2014 and 2015 seasons, said on..." September 30

  • Garoppolo 'Still in Pain,' Does Not Have Mobility in Shoulder

    CSN New England "The Patriots had both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett on the field for Tuesday's practice. While many are hopeful that Garoppolo will be ready to go on Sunday, it’s definitely not a given at this point. According to CSN’s Mike Giardi, Garoppolo is “still in pain and does not yet have..." September 28

  • Patriots “All But Certain” To Have Both Jimmy Garoppolo & Jacoby Brissett In Week 4

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Patriots are “all but certain” to have quarterbacks Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett available for their Week 4 game against the Bills. Schefter points out that New England did not bring in any quarterbacks for workouts this week, which is a good sign..." September 28

  • Report: Patriots ‘hopeful’ both Jimmy Garoppolo, Jacoby Brissett will be active

    Larry Brown Sports "Despite coming away from their Week 3 win with a very grim outlook at the quarterback position, the New England Patriots could have both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett available for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. ESPN’s Ed Werder reported on Tuesday that the Patriots are..." September 27

  • Jimmy Garoppolo will reportedly be inactive barring ‘unexpected change’

    Larry Brown Sports "There are several conflicting reports about whether New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be active for Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans, but one person who is close to the team says he will not be. Shortly after a report claimed Garoppolo will be active but..." September 22

  • Jacoby Brissett to start

    NFL.com "It's Brissett time. Jacoby Brissett will make his first start for the New England Patriots on Thursday night, NFL Network's Courtney Fallon reported, per a source. His injured teammate, Jimmy Garoppolo, will be active, but will dress as Brissett's backup, Fallon added. The Patriots announced..." September 22

  • Jimmy Garoppolo Listed As Doubtful To Play Thursday On Patriots’ Injury Report

    NESN "Garoppolo suffered a reported AC joint sprain in the Patriots’ 31-24 win over the Miami Dolphins in Week 2. If Garoppolo can’t suit up, wide receiver Julian Edelman would serve as the team’s backup quarterback. Here’s the Patriots’ full injury report. DOUBTFUL QB Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) " September 22

  • Report: Patriots 'putting pressure' on Garoppolo to play Thursday

    Boston Herald "There is still little reason to believe quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will be available to start Thursday night against the Texans due to a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder. However, the Patriots are putting pressure on Garoppolo to be ready as quickly as possible, even reminding him Tom..." September 21

  • Report: Patriots hopeful Garoppolo can play through pain

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots have not yet ruled out Jimmy Garoppolo for Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans, and the quarterback’s status could ultimately come down to pain tolerance. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the Patriots are still hopeful team doctors can get Garoppolo to a..." September 20

  • Patriots to decide Monday if Garoppolo can play this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots beat the Dolphins on Sunday despite a shoulder injury to quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and they don’t have much time before getting back on the field for Week Three. The Texans will be in town on Thursday night, leaving the Patriots with a need to make a quick call on whether..." September 19

  • Garoppolo Reportedly Won’t Play Vs. Texans, Could Return Week 4

    NESN "There isn’t much consistency in the reports on Jimmy Garoppolo’s injury. Garoppolo is in “tremendous pain” and is unlikely to play Thursday against the Houston Texans, a league source told ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio, who added it’s “simply too early to know” if Garoppolo can play in Week 4...." September 19

  • Jimmy Garoppolo questionable with shoulder injury

    NFL.com "Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is headed to the locker room with a right shoulder injury after taking a hit from the Dolphins in the second quarter. He is questionable to return. Taking over at quarterback for New England is rookie Jacoby Brissett, who was taken in the third round out of..." September 18

  • Jimmy Garoppolo Leaves Patriots Game; Won't Return

    NESN "The New England Patriots were forced to turn to their third-string quarterback Sunday after Jimmy Garoppolo went down with injury during the second quarter of their game against the Miami Dolphins. After evading a Dolphins pass rush and finding wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell for a first down,..." September 18

  • Jimmy Garoppolo is in the hospital for further evaluation

    Number Fire " New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) is in the hospital for further evaluation. What It Means: It's not a guarantee that Garoppolo has suffered a serious injury, but things are trending in the wrong direction. " September 18

  • Early indication is Jimmy Garoppolo is expected to miss 6 weeks

    Boston Herald "Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo might have made his final start in place of Tom Brady. Garoppolo is still undergoing a full battery of tests on his ailing right shoulder, but the early indication is the injury could take six weeks to heal, according to a source. At minimum, the Patriots know he..." September 18

  • Pats didn't change a thing on offense with Garoppolo at QB

    ESPN "In his first career start, New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo completed 72.7 percent of his passes (24-of-33) for 264 yards and a score in the Week 1 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Those numbers -- along with a Total QBR of 73.0 -- mesh with the tape on the young quarterback...." September 13

  • Bruce Arians compares Jimmy Garoppolo to Tony Romo

    Sportsnaut "Bruce Arians and the Arizona Cardinals have the odd task of having to prepare for a New England Patriots team that won’t have Tom Brady under center this week. It’s just the 18th time since Brady took over the full-time starting job with the Pats back in 2001 that he will not be suiting up for..." September 07

  • Coaches, players ready to offer support to Jimmy Garoppolo

    Boston Globe "Julian Edelman, who used to be one, has a soft spot for quarterbacks. He can’t be Tom Brady’s security blanket until Week 5, but the Patriots wide receiver was able to offer some praise for Jimmy Garoppolo, who will be targeting him in the interim. “As far as evaluating him, you know, I..." September 05

  • Jimmy Garoppolo’s insane confidence: I could take Tom Brady’s job

    New York Post "You can’t question Jimmy Garoppolo’s confidence. The Patriots quarterback was asked this week what he envisions his role being when Tom Brady returns from his four-game Deflategate suspension. “I’m going out there with the mindset, ‘I’m the starter,’ ” Garoppolo told WEEI on Tuesday. “It’s a..." August 31

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