Jimmy Garoppolo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Will Bill Belichick eventually force Brady to step aside for Jimmy Garoppolo?

    CSN New England "I’m not here to light the fire. I’m just here to acknowledge the pyre has been built. Today, on the three-year anniversary of the Patriots drafting Jimmy Garoppolo, the Jimmy over Tommy possibility remains real. More probable than not? Not quite. But with the draft passing and Garoppolo..." May 10

  • Cleveland took one final shot at Jimmy Garoppolo.

    247 Sports "The Cleveland Browns inquired about New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo during the first-round of last night's NFL Draft according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Cleveland's interest in the quarterback had been speculated for months but there had never been reported contact...until now...." April 28

  • Jimmy Garoppolo has 'no nerves' despite trade rumors ahead of draft

    CSN New England "The trade rumors surrounding Jimmy Garoppolo have died slightly with ESPN's Adam Schefter insisting more than once that the New England Patriots quarterback will not get traded. But Bill Belichick has shocked the NFL before. He could do it again on draft day by dealing Garoppolo..." April 27

  • Jimmy Garoppolo trade remains ‘a long shot’

    Larry Brown Sports "All indications remain that the New England Patriots will almost certainly not trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald reported Sunday that trading Garoppolo would be “a long shot,” and it would take “an overwhelming offer” to convince the Patriots to part with..." April 23

  • Patriots operating as if they will trade Garoppolo or Butler?

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots currently do not have a pick in the first two rounds of the upcoming NFL Draft, but the way they are preparing has led many to believe a significant trade is coming within the next week. Bill Belichick has always strived to prepare for every possible situation both on..." April 20

  • Jimmy Garoppolo and AJ McCarron could be off table for Browns as club says it won't trade for veteran QB

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown was asked point blank during his pre-draft press conference if the Browns will try to trade for a veteran quarterback on draft weekend. He didn't hesitate: "No.'' Before draft weekend? "Could we in theory? Yes,'' he said. "But are we planning..." April 19

  • Patriots vague about Jimmy Garoppolo's future

    NFL.com "A Browns trade for Jimmy Garoppolo has been considered without merit for some time now, as the Patriots simply don't want to part ways with their potential successor to Tom Brady. However, it would make sense that any new life in talks between Cleveland and New England would start this week,..." April 19

  • The Browns reportedly don't 'have any hope' about a Jimmy Garoppolo trade

    CBS Sports "The Cleveland Browns are considered the top suitor in any potential Jimmy Garoppolo deal with the Patriots. But any sort of hypothetical trade appears less and less likely to happen as the 2017 NFL Draft draws closer. Cleveland is loaded with picks and badly needs a quarterback , but the..." April 12

  • ‘Patriots do not want to deal Jimmy Garoppolo’

    Sportsnaut "Whether it’s a ploy to drive up his asking price or a legitimate claim, the New England Patriots reportedly don’t want to let Jimmy Garoppolo go no matter what. Speaking on NFL Network’s Up to the Minute, Ian Rapoport made it clear that, based on his understanding, Garoppolo’s going nowhere in..." April 10

  • Will the Browns inquire about Jimmy Garoppolo at the NFL Annual Meeting?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns' top brass, including the Haslams and coach Hue Jackson, will spend the next three days here at the NFL Annual meeting conducting business, attending meetings, voting on key issues, socializing and perhaps even inquiring about Jimmy Garoppolo or another veteran quarterback such as AJ..." March 27

  • Browns will reportedly ‘make another run’ at Jimmy Garoppolo

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns have yet to find their starting quarterback for the 2017 season, and they are still holding out hope that they can somehow convince the New England Patriots to give up Jimmy Garoppolo. Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland wrote this week that he still considers Garoppolo to be the..." March 22

  • Belief persists that Patriots plan to keep Garoppolo beyond 2017

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns reportedly will make a run at Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. (The fallback may be Kirk Cousins.) The Patriots, based on who you believe, will listen — or they won’t. Their standoffishness comes either from an effort to maximize the trade offer or from a genuine desire to keep..." March 16

  • Here's why the Patriots trading Jimmy Garoppolo to the Browns may be inevitable

    CBS Sports "The on-again, off-again Jimmy Garoppolo-to-the-Browns saga is, apparently, (maybe) on again. ESPN’s John Clayton stated in a radio interview that Garoppolo could be headed to the Browns soon. Speaking extemporaneously about Cleveland’s quarterback situation, Clayton mentioned that it may even..." March 15

  • Patriots clearly banking on Jimmy Garoppolo — one way or another

    Boston Herald "Much ado about a backup quarterback. During the week, one might have thought Jimmy Garoppolo was a rock star given the media attention he received. Maybe someone in Foxboro knows he will hit that status one day. And perhaps that’s why the Patriots appear to be hellbent on keeping him. But..." March 13

  • Report: Browns unwilling to give up two first-rounders or No. 1 overall for Garoppolo

    CSN New England "The Browns have an absolute haul of draft picks over the next two seasons, but there's only so much they'd be willing to pay for Jimmy Garoppolo. Per Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, the Browns would be willing to include in a trade the 2018 second-rounder they just picked up as part of an..." March 12

  • Browns have no shot of acquiring Jimmy Garoppolo

    Larry Brown Sports "All signs point to Jimmy Garoppolo remaining with the New England Patriots going forward. ESPN’s Adam Schefter appeared on 97.1 The Fan in Columbus on Friday, and he said that there was nothing the Cleveland Browns could do to acquire Garoppolo from New England." March 10

  • Patriots would not trade Jimmy Garoppolo for four first-round picks

    Larry Brown Sports "As trade rumors involving Jimmy Garoppolo continue to swirl, arguably the most reliable NFL reporter in sports media has all but guaranteed there is zero chance the New England Patriots move the backup quarterback this offseason. On Friday morning’s edition of “SportsCenter,” ESPN’s Adam..." March 10

  • Jimmy Garoppolo Instagram goodbye appears to be a hoax

    CBS Cleveland "Are the New England Patriots trading Jimmy Garoppolo? A goodbye to New England early Friday morning appeared on the quarterback’s Instagram prompting speculation he is on the move. A picture of Garoppolo holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy following Super Bowl LI appeared with the caption “So..." March 10

  • Patriots want Cleveland's No. 1 overall pick in package for Garoppolo

    CBS Sports "It’s officially crazy season, and this might be as crazy as it gets: The defending Super Bowl champions are hoping to end up with the top pick in the NFL Draft. According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, it seems that the only way the Patriots will think about trading Jimmy Garoppolo is if..." March 10

  • Browns still trying to trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns are still trying hard to trade for Jimmy Garoppolo and now have more draft picks to deal away. Cleveland acquired Brock Osweiler, a 2018 second-round pick, and a 2017 6th-round pick from the Houston Texans for a 2017 4th-round pick. The Browns have the Nos. 1 and 12..." March 09

  • Browns Dream Scenario: Myles Garrett At No. 1 & Trade No. 12 For Jimmy Garoppolo?

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett’s workout and interview have “pretty much clinched” the Browns’ decision to take him with the No. 1 overall pick. Sources tell Cabot that the Browns are still expected to try to trade for Patriots backup QB..." March 07

  • Patriots want two first-round picks for Jimmy Garoppolo

    Sporting News "Many expected the Patriots to trade away Jimmy Garoppolo this offseason, but recent reports halted those talks. While the Pats appear to want to hang on to the backup quarterback, they may be willing to move him if they get a king's ransom in return. Speaking Tuesday afternoon on NFL Network,..." March 07

  • ‘No team has come anywhere close’ to Patriots’ demands for Garoppolo

    Boston Herald "— There’s a fairly significant reason why quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo still is with the Patriots. No team has come anywhere close to meeting the Patriots’ demands in a potential trade for Tom Brady’s backup, according to a source. There has definitely been some interest, and the Patriots have..." March 06

  • Patriots will still trade Jimmy Garoppolo if the offer is right, source says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Patriots will still trade Jimmy Garoppolo if the offer is right, a league source told cleveland.com. "Everything is still on the table,'' the source said. On Wednesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that the Patriots will not trade their backup quarterback, and that it wasn't a tactic to..." March 02

  • Report: Patriots to keep backup QB Garoppolo

    TSN "The New England Patriots will not be trading backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo this offseason. According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Patriots are expected to keep Garoppolo, who would have been one of the top options for quarterback-needy teams this offseason." March 01

  • Browns have discussed trading No. 12 overall pick for Jimmy Garoppolo

    Sportsnaut "With two picks in the top-12 of the NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns have perhaps the best assets to land New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in a trade. They are reportedly considering doing just that. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said (per Phil Perry, CSN New England) that..." February 27

  • 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

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