49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo back under center after Trey Lance injury

The re-signing makes sense, now, doesn’t‘t it?Image: Getty Images Jimmy Garroppolo is running the offense again in San Francisco after second-year quarterback Trey Lance suffered a horrific injury ankle Sunday, akin to Dak Prescott’s in 2020, during the Niners’ 27-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks. He was carted off the field toward the end of … Read more

Rams wanted to scoop up Garoppolo if 49ers released him: reports

The Rams were reportedly all over Jimmy G.Image: Getty Images According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Rams and Jimmy Garoppolo “had the makings of a deal” in place if the 30-year-old QB had been released by the San Francisco 49ers. Hearing this now, if it’s indeed true, it’s not shocking. Under head … Read more

Bettors like Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers

The Bears are the popular pick to win in Week 1photo: Getty Images Heading into Week 1 of the NFL season, the biggest underdogs are the Houston Texans (+7), the New York Jets (+6.5), the Pittsburgh Steelers (+6.5), and the Chicago Bears (+6.5). When it comes to betting, if anybody was interested in picking one … Read more

The Rams and the rest

Can Kyler keep away from Call of Duty and lead Arizona to a division title?photo: Getty Images Logical Outcome The defending Super Bowl champions, the Los Angeles Rams, will look to defend their NFC West title against the team that beat them twice in the regular season last year and almost won in the NFC … Read more

There’s been an overcorrection on the Eagles

Slow your roll on the championship talk, Philadelphia.Image: Getty Images It’s impossible to walk by a game of oversized Jenga at the bar and not look at the teetering stack of blocks. There’s something about how it sways before inevitably crashing down into wreckage that’s enthralling. It’s how I feel when I look at the … Read more

The NFL’s 5 most intriguing Week 1 storylines

photo: Getty Images There are bound to be hard feelings whenever a player is traded away from a team they had great success with. During Tireek Hill’s six years in Kansas City, he went from return specialist/slot receiver to one of the best pass catchers in the league. Then he was traded to Miami during … Read more

Portuguese artist draws Jimmy Garoppolo daily

Artist Rita Carvalho holds her favorite drawing of Jimmy Garappolo.photo: Rita Carvalho On Monday, the Jimmy Garoppolo saga in San Francisco took an unexpected tour. Rather than trading the two-time Super Bowl champ, as many people expected, the 49ers opted to keep Garoppolo around, restructuring his contract him to make him the highest-paid backup in … Read more

49ers restructure Jimmy Garoppolo’s deal to keep him as Trey Lance’s backup

After all that, Jimmy G is still in San Franphoto: Getty Images Jimmy Garoppolo sticking around as the backup in the San Francisco 49ers quarterback after all the goodbyes since February is one of the offseason’s biggest shockers. It probably shouldn’t be. Jimmy G and the Niners re-committing to each other ends a summer of … Read more

Brett Favre thinks 49ers are making massive mistake with QB Jimmy Garoppolo

The San Francisco 49ers still have Jimmy Garoppolo, but they won’t be playing him. Eventually, he will be traded or possibly cut because they have decided to move forward with Trey Lance. Launch steps into an offense that has real potential to win now, so it’s a good opportunity for him to succeed. Not everyone … Read more

Tom Brady, Baker Mayfield, and the NFL’s biggest revenge games of 2022

Image: Getty Images This matchup might not feel animus on the surface, but all it takes is one key component having an issue, and there it is. Brady is that component after coach Shanahan and the 49ers decided to pass on his services following Tom’s exit from New England. Tom grew up in the bay … Read more