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Jimmy Garoppolo back as 49ers starting quarterback: A look at the events that kept him in San Francisco

Jimmy Garoppolo back as 49ers starting quarterback: A look at the events that kept him in San Francisco

With Jimmy Garoppolo back in the starting lineup for tonight’s game against the Broncos, the San Francisco 49ers are exactly where they were at this point last year with a playoff-caliber roster led by a quarterback- veteran fullback capable of playing deep into the winter. But the winding, turbulent road that brought them here took …

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What Kyle Juszczyk said about 49ers transition from Trey Lance to Jimmy Garoppolo

Kirby Lee – USA TODAY Sports The transition from Trey Lance to Jimmy Garoppolo hasn’t been difficult for the San Francisco 49ers. His teammates know Garoppolo, who was the Niners’ starting quarterback for the last handful of games of the 2017 season. Garoppolo returned this season in a substitute role. However, Lance’s season-ending injury (head …

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49ers QB Trey Lance could make full recovery in 10-12 weeks, surgeon says

Maria Lysaker – USA TODAY Sports Trey Lance will likely be heading to injured reserve soon. On Monday, the quarterback underwent what most assumed was season-ending surgery to repair the damage sustained when he broke his ankle against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2. In a conference call with reporters this week, head coach Kyle …

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Ranking the 49ers offense and defense in Week 2 win over the Seahawks

Ranking the 49ers offense and defense in Week 2 win over the Seahawks

Sure, it’s the start of the season, but the 49ers on Sunday avoided falling two games behind in the NFC West standings. Jimmy Garoppolo, who the 49ers brought in as an insurance policy for Trey Lance, left the sideline early when the team’s young quarterback fractured his right ankle. Lance is due for end-of-season surgery. …

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