Jimmy Garoppolo RUMORS & NEWS

  • 49ers want to sign Garoppolo to long term deal, per report

    247 Sports "The San Francisco 49ers have seen enough from quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to be open to signing him to a long-term deal, reported Ian Rapoport of NFL Media on KNBR's Murph & Mac show Monday morning. Garoppolo is slated to become a free agent after the 2017 season, and the question surrounding..." December 11

  • Jimmy Garoppolo is transforming 49ers in front of their eyes

    New York Post "The San Francisco 49ers aren’t happy with where they stand this season. However, the last few weeks — and the first glimpses at their quarterback of the future — have given them some hope. Jimmy Garoppolo threw for a career-high 334 yards and a touchdown to help the 49ers to their second..." December 11

  • 49ers’ Lynch on Garoppolo: ‘I could have had five rings if I had a guy like that’

    San Francisco Chronicle "As a rookie general manager, John Lynch has a first-year highlight: He traded for Jimmy Garoppolo. As a former player who won one Super Bowl in his 15-year career, Lynch has a regret: He never played with a quarterback like Jimmy Garoppolo. Lynch appeared on KNBR this morning and added a bit..." December 09

  • 49ers’ Shanahan makes it official: Garoppolo will start Sunday

    San Francisco Chronicle "At times during his weekly news conference, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan wore a sly grin as he fielded a stream of questions about his new quarterback, Jimmy Garoppolo. Shanahan didn’t seem to mind one bit. One day after Garoppolo’s triumphant debut as San Francisco’s starter, Shanahan..." December 05

  • Jimmy Garoppolo to Start for 49ers

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco 49ers are going to see what Jimmy Garoppolo can do as their starting quarterback on Sunday in Week 13 at the Chicago Bears. First-year head coach Kyle Shanahan told his quarterbacks about the switch Tuesday, per Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. Garoppolo gave the 49ers a..." November 28

  • Beathard's condition suggests Garoppolo is 49ers' healthy favorite to start vs. Bears

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Jimmy Garoppolo spent the first 3 ½ seasons watching the measures a quarterback must take to protect himself. Tom Brady is not the most nimble quarterback in the league, but nobody is better at buying time in the pocket with a step here or a step there to create enough space to deliver the ball..." November 28

  • Shanahan: Garoppolo playing under tag isn't a big deal

    NFL.com "It was apparent from the second the San Francisco 49ers acquired Jimmy Garoppolo that they weren't worried about having to pay him big money -- and it seems they're anticipating Garoppolo likely will play under the franchise tag in 2018. Speaking on the KNBR-AM Tolbert and Lund Podcast earlier..." November 25

  • 49ers GM John Lynch: 'Right now, we don't need him'

    NBC Bay Area "When the 49ers acquired their presumptive franchise quarterback in a trade last month, there were two major complications that contributed to skepticism about the future. Jimmy Garoppolo came to the 49ers with a resume that consisted of only two starts in four NFL seasons. Moreover, Garoppolo..." November 16

  • The 49ers have no plan for playing Jimmy Garoppolo

    San Francisco Chronicle "Well, this is a fresh and unexpected development that changes everyone’s outlook and has the sports world buzzing. But enough about Stephen Curry’s Ivy League cornrows. Let’s talk about the 49ers, their breakthrough win Sunday and their sudden glut of great quarterbacks. One thing on which..." November 13

  • 49ers targeting Week 12 for Garoppolo's debut

    ESPN "The 49ers are targeting their Week 12 home game against the Seattle Seahawks for Jimmy Garoppolo's debut as San Francisco's starting quarterback, a source told ESPN. The 49ers have a bye next week after Sunday's home game against the New York Giants. " November 12

  • 49ers' Lynch: 'We believe Jimmy Garoppolo is going to be our guy'

    Sacramento Bee "ESPN’s Adam Schefter caused a stir on Sunday when he wrote that Jimmy Garoppolo wasn’t necessarily the 49ers’ quarterback of the future and that they ultimately could “dangle him to the highest bidder in a trade.” Schefter, citing league sources, wrote that Garoppolo serves “as a placeholder at..." November 11

  • Kyle Shanahan’s wife wants to know when Jimmy Garoppolo will play

    San Francisco Chronicle "Even if Kyle Shanahan was the type to leave his work at the office, he’s been unable to avoid discussion of his 9-to-5 job when he’s been at home recently. That’s because his wife, Mandy, is like the beat writers covering the team. She’s been hounding her husband with what’s become the most..." November 08

  • 49ers leave open possibility to start Jimmy Garoppolo in Week 10

    Larry Brown Sports "Jimmy Garoppolo could be getting closer to starting at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan told the media on Wednesday that he expects rookie C.J. Beathard to start on Sunday against the New York Giants. However, he left open the possibility for a change in..." November 08

  • 49ers Expected To Open Extension Talks With Jimmy Garoppolo As Soon As Next Week

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, citing league sources, reports that the 49ers could have a new contract in place for QB Jimmy Garoppolo before he plays a snap for them. According to La Canfora, both parties are open to the prospect of a long-term deal and talks could begin as soon as next..." November 06

  • 49ers may not sign QB Jimmy Garoppolo to long-term deal

    ESPN "The San Francisco 49ers traded a second-round pick Monday night to the New England Patriots for Jimmy Garoppolo, but that doesn't mean they will definitely enter into a long-term partnership with the quarterback, league sources tell ESPN. With a potential top-two draft pick this spring, and..." November 05

  • Jimmy Garoppollo the latest to cash in on backing up Tom Brady with Patriots

    Sporting News "Jimmy Garoppollo, a late second-round pick with two starts in his four-season NFL career, just got traded for what will be a high second-round pick next year, to be a starting quarterback next season with a starting quarterback salary, either with a contract extension or with a tag. Once again,..." November 02

  • Jimmy Garoppolo on Trade to 49ers: 'I Couldn't Be Happier'

    Bleacher Report "Jimmy Garoppolo is excited at his opportunity to finally be a starting quarterback in this league. "[I'm] thrilled to be here," the former New England Patriots backup said of his move to the San Francisco 49ers, per Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com. "I mean, just got here this morning. I couldn't be..." November 01

  • Kyle Shanahan not promising Jimmy Garappolo will play in 2017

    Fanrag Sports "First-year San Francisco 49ers head coach and offensive guru Kyle Shanahan is an unfamiliar situation, off a season in which he piloted the No. 1 offense while with the Atlanta Falcons. Now entering Week 9 as one of two teams without a win this season, Shanahan got a piece to build around when..." November 01

  • Colin Cowherd Has Interesting Theory On Patriots’ Jimmy Garoppolo Trade

    NESN "Trading Jimmy Garoppolo is a risky move by the New England Patriots, who now have only one quarterback — Tom Brady — on their roster ahead of their Week 9 bye. Is it all part of Bill Belichick’s exit strategy? FS1’s Colin Cowherd posed an interesting theory Tuesday while discussing the..." November 01

  • Report: Jimmy Garoppolo won’t start this week

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers have made a trade for Jimmy Garoppolo in hopes that he’s their quarterback of the future, but it is expected to be some time before they put him in charge of their offense. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Garoppolo is not expected to be in the starting lineup for the 0-8 49ers when..." October 31

  • Patriots deal QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers for 2018 draft pick

    ESPN "The San Francisco 49ers have traded a 2018 second-round draft pick for New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, sources told ESPN on Monday night. San Francisco had two second-round picks, but the one traded for Garoppolo is its original second-round pick, a source said. The 49ers..." October 30

  • Pats fans calling for Garoppolo to start over Brady

    The Sports Daily "Tom Brady has five Super Bowl rings, and might be the greatest quarterback of all-time. He led the Patriots to the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history earlier this year, helping the team fight back from a 28-3 deficit. But there are certain Patriots fans who are overreacting and think it’s..." September 09

  • Jimmy Garoppolo admits frustration with performance in preseason loss to Texans

    WEEI Boston "Overall, it wasn't a bad game for Jimmy Garoppolo in the Patriots' 27-23 loss to the Texans in the second preseason game, but two mistakes the quarterback made will stick with him. Garoppolo went 15-for-23 with 145 yards, a touchdown and an interception. The interception was a costly one, and..." August 20

  • AFC Scout: Bill Belichick ‘thinks he’s got the next great one’ in Jimmy Garoppolo

    NBC Sports Boston "Covering the NFL for almost 20 years allows you to make relationships with a bunch of people. So I thought I'd tap into some of those people as we gear up for New England Patriots training camp for a series of pieces about topics we've been kicking around. The panel consists of one former Pats..." July 21