Back in the offseason, the San Francisco 49ers tried to look for a trade destination for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
Fast forward to today, the 49ers have Jimmy G, who will be turning 31 in November, back operating as their starter following Trey Lance’s unfortunate season-ending injury. They would have had a bigger problem today at the quarterback position if they successfully traded Garoppolo to the Washington Commanders, who, according to a report by Tim Keown and Nick Wagoner of ESPN, were “poised” to acquire the QB at one point in the offseason.
“According to multiple league sources, the Niners believed one of those teams — the Washington Commanders — was poised to become Garoppolo’s next NFL home.?But that plan was scuttled soon after; Garoppolo’s shoulder wasn’t healing as he and his medical team hoped.