When Jimmy Garoppolo took over as the 49ers' starting quarterback on Dec. 3, the 49ers were in the conversation for the NFL's No. 1 overall draft pick. The 49ers won their final five games to finish with a 6-10 record. During the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis next month, the 49ers and Raiders will take […]
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Let there be no confusion. The San Francisco 49ers want Jimmy Garoppolo to be their franchise quarterback now and well into the future. That's a point that San Francisco general manager John Lynch drove home
Despite a small sample size — five successful starts — the 49ers are sold on Garoppolo as their franchise quarterback. “We want Jimmy to be a Niner for a long, long time,” 49ers General Manager John Lynch said, via Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area. The 49ers will seek to reach a long-term agreement […]
The 49ers say that they have every intention of trying to sign Jimmy Garoppolo to a long-term deal.
General manager John Lynch made no promises about executing a long-term contract with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. "We want Jimmy to be a Niner for a long, long time," Lynch said at a season-ending press conference at Levi's Stadium. Lynch said he has spoken to Garoppolo about his desires and feels good about his quarterback's openness […]
Jimmy Garoppolo's late-season performance sends the San Francisco 49ers into the offseason with more optimism than typical for a team with a losing record. Now the most important task of the offseason is locking up Garoppolo with a long-term deal. ''We're going to work hard to try to keep him as a 49er for a […]
A little over a month ago, the Raiders were fighting for a playoff spot, while the 49ers challenging the New York Giants for the No. 2 overall pick. Down in Santa Clara, Jimmy Garoppolo took over as starter and led the 49ers to five straight wins to close the season with a surprising 6-10 record. […]
The Rams are in the playoffs next weekend, but cornerback Blake Countess might not be there with them. Countess delivered a vicious hit to the head of 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin, drawing a penalty flag and knocking Goodwin out of the game. Goodwin, who has a history of concussions, was carted off the field.
Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin sustained a concussion late in the second quarter on an illegal hit from Los Angeles Rams safety Blake Countess. After sustaining the hit to his head area, Goodwin remained on the ground until he was placed in a cart and driven to the locker room for further observation. Goodwin gave a double […]
There were far-more important NFL games taking place Sunday afternoon in other locations. Heck, the playoff-bound Los Angeles Rams essentially mailed it in with backups taking over prominent roles while star players rested for next week's wild-card round of the NFC playoffs. For virtually the entire year, the 49ers' every move was made with an […]
Jimmy Garoppolo was traded in the middle of the season, became the 49ers’ starter after a miserable 1-10 start, and turned the 49ers into one of the best teams in the league down the stretch. Today’s win over the Rams makes the 49ers a perfect 5-0 with Garoppolo as their starting quarterback.
Jimmy Garoppolo went out with a flourish, leading the suddenly exciting San Francisco 49ers to their fifth straight win to end the season. Now he heads into the offseason while Jared Goff, Todd Gurley and the rest of the Los Angeles Rams head into the franchise's first playoff appearance since the 2004 season. Garoppolo threw […]