Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images He has a point We’re seeing discussions where analysts doubt 49ers quarterback Trey Lance because Jimmy Garoppolo is on the roster. However, both John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan have told us that the team can hold onto Garoppolo and “foot the bill” for his $24.2 million base salary this offseason. NBC Sports Bay … [Read more...] about Maiocco on keeping Garoppolo: It seems absurd they would keep him when they could redirect his team-high salary
Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images The 49ers could find themselves in a tough spot after this season if Kinlaw has a big year When you think about the 49ers entering training camp, it’s easy to get excited about individual matchups like Trent Williams versus Nick Bosa and George Kittle going head-to-head against Fred Warner. There are a couple of … [Read more...] about Is one year of dominant play from Javon Kinlaw enough to warrant an extension?
Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Friday, May 20th, 2022 Branch: 49ers’ Jason Poe was so bad in ninth grade, his coach urged him not to play (paywall) “We were thinking, ‘OK, if he sticks it out he’s going to be a lifetime scout-team O-line guy and hopefully on senior night we can get him in for a couple reps somewhere,” Strickland said. “We had no idea. I’m telling you, … [Read more...] about Golden Nuggets: Handle your doubters today like you’re Jason Poe
That’s up seven spots from last year’s ranking of 38 NBC Sports’ Chris Simms is counting down his top 40 quarterbacks, and just nine QBs in, he’s already landed on Trey Lance. During the Simms Unbuttoned podcast segment, Chris broke down both where he sees Lance as a quarterback right now and where the 49ers can go this season as a team with him under center. The whole segment … [Read more...] about 49ers in Five: Chris Simms ranks Trey Lance 31st best quarterback in the NFL
Photo by Harry How/Getty Images Looking at the 49ers former rookie defensive lineman and other recent rookie pass rushers to figure out the answer The videos of Drake Jackson doing backflips into a swimming pool or crazy workouts in the gym will never get old. It’ll be easy to root for an uber-athletic edge rusher who is nowhere near his ceiling. But what are realistic … [Read more...] about Realistic rookie expectations: What’s a productive season for Drake Jackson in 2022?
Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports This week’s guest on the Gold Standard podcast doesn’t think so If the 49ers were playing a game of poker, all their chips would be in the center of the table right now. They traded three first-round picks (plus more) to move up to draft Trey Lance, and now it appears he’s going to be in the driver’s seat in 2022. Conventional wisdom … [Read more...] about Gold Standard: Is Kyle Shanahan’s future with the 49ers tied to Trey Lance’s success?
Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of how things work with the 49ers. The selection of Trey Lance when the world expected Mac Jones was supposed to be the biggest example of, “the 49ers don’t leak” that we’ve seen in the Shanahan era. So why, then, if the team doesn’t leak, do so many insiders/analysts supposedly … [Read more...] about 49ers in Five: Where is the Trey Lance hate coming from?
Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images It doesn’t help that the top pick didn’t play. We are heading into Year 2 of the 2021 draft class, and there are still just as many questions about who the 49ers selected as there were last May as there is today. And those questions aren't limited to Trey Lance, either. Lance, Aaron Banks, and Trey Sermon each played sparingly. It … [Read more...] about PFF gives the 2021 49ers draft class a worse re-grade one year later
Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Thursday, May 19th, 2022 Lance’s leadership on display by welcoming 49ers rookies “Trey Lance requested and received the phone numbers of each of the 49ers’ nine picks in the 2022 NFL Draft. Then, he fired off text messages to welcome each of the rookies to the team.” Biggest remaining offseason priority for each NFC team: Can 49ers … [Read more...] about Golden Nuggets: National media’s “sources” sour on Lance