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Jimmy Garoppolo posts 0.0 rating: “We just have to take it in stride”

When Dean Wormer informed John Blutarsky that his GPA was “zero point zero,” Blutarsky, pencils in nose, shrugged as if to acknowledge that sounded about right. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo had a similar reaction last night, after turning in a dreadful performance in his first game back after last year’s ACL tear. Except without the [more]

Report: X-rays negative for Broncos QB Drew Lock

X-rays on the injured hand of Denver Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock came back negative, according to Mike Klis of 9News. Lock left Monday night’s preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers in the third quarter after seemingly jamming his right thumb into the turf attempting a desperation shovel pass to avoid a sack. Lock [more]

Drew Lock injures right hand

Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock left for the locker room in the third quarter after injuring his right hand. The Broncos list Lock as questionable to return, but it seems unlikely. Kevin Hogan replaced Lock. Starter Joe Flacco played three series before Lock replaced him. Lock completed 7 of 12 passes for 40 yards before [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo struggles in first action since knee injury

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was intercepted on five consecutive throws in one practice last week. It didn’t go much better Monday night in his first action since tearing his ACL. The Broncos got their hands on all four of Garoppolo’s first four passes Monday night. They intercepted one, dropped a pick-six and had pass breakups [more]

Richard Sherman suggests that the door is open to 18 games

The NFL Players Association has done an excellent job of creating the impression that it does not want 18 regular-season games, under any set of circumstances. That consistent position has forced the NFL to realize that, to get what it so badly wants, it will have to make the NFLPA an offer it can’t refuse. [more]

John Elway: Vic Fangio has been “everything I thought he would be”

Broncos G.M. John Elway’s struggles in finding a great quarterback have been rivaled only by his struggles to find a great coach. Elway thinks he has finally found a great coach. “He’s been everything that I thought he would be,” Elway told reporters on Saturday regarding new coach Vic Fangio. “I like his style and [more]

John Lynch: Jimmy Garoppolo’s knee recovery has been flawless

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo hasn’t been flawless in training camp practices, but that hasn’t affected the bigger picture as far as General Manager John Lynch is concerned. Garoppolo is coming off of the torn ACL that ended his 2018 season and Lynch said on Saturday that his overall work at camp has been positive. Lynch [more]

Adrian Colbert fined $28,075 for lowering helmet

The NFL is trying to send a message this preseason that it’s serious about enforcing the rule against lowering the helmet to initiate contact. San Francisco safety Adrian Colbert surely got the message. Colbert was ejected from last week’s preseason game for lowering his helmet to drill Cowboys receiver Cedrick Wilson. Now Colbert has been [more]

Broncos offense “very choppy” in joint practice with 49ers

The Broncos hosted the 49ers for a joint practice on Friday and their offense proved to be quite the hospitable host. Quarterback Joe Flacco said that the unit was “below average” over the course of the session while offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello went with “very choppy” as his description of how things played out on [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo: I can’t dwell on five interceptions in practice

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo fared better against the Broncos defense in Friday’s joint practice than he did against his own teammates on Wednesday. Garoppolo was 9-of-14 with an interception during team work in the practice session, which came two days after he was intercepted on five straight throws while working against the 49ers defense. Garoppolo [more]

Mike Person in walking boot after 49ers practice

A member of the 49ers’ starting offensive line left Friday’s practice at less than full strength. According to multiple reports, right guard Mike Person was using crutches to get around with his left foot in a protective boot. There’s no word on the specifics of Person’s injury or how long he might be out of [more]

49ers sign Quinten Rollins

The 49ers made a change in the secondary ahead of two days of joint practices with the Broncos. Matt Maiocco of reports that the team has signed former Packers cornerback Quinten Rollins. He takes the roster spot of Greg Mabin, who may be headed to injured reserve after hurting his calf this week. Rollins [more]

Nick Bosa out of walking boot

The 49ers have already ruled defensive end Nick Bosa out for the preseason due to a sprained ankle, but they hope to have their first-round pick in the lineup for the start of the regular season. Bosa appears to be making progress on that front. Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group reports that [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo has had better days

For a moment Wednesday, it must have seemed like Nathan Peterman slipped across the Bay. No, it was actually just Jimmy Garoppolo. According to Matt Maiocco of, the 49ers quarterback threw interceptions on five straight attempts in practice. “The defense did great today, and obviously he struggled,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said. “You hope [more]

Looking at the best left-handed quarterbacks of all time

It’s International Left-Handers Day. Which for a pair of left-handers who co-host PFT Live made it a very important day. Even though the right-handers who rule the world relegated our one day of the year to August 13. We commemorated the occasion by drafting the all-time best left-handed NFL quarterbacks. Chris Simms did not make [more]

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