By Dieter Kurtenbach | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 26, 2018 at 10:10 pm | UPDATED: April 27, 2018 at 2:24 am SANTA CLARA — The 49ers’ first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft was all about the player they acquired with their second-round pick. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, acquired last year from the Patriots in exchange for the Niners’ 2018 second-round pick, is the franchise — his recently signed $137.5 million contract indicates as much — and on Thursday, the 49ers made a move to protect that investment. Notre Dame offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey was the safe selection at No. 9. He’s an impressive run blocker who seems like the perfect fit for Kyle Shanahan’s outside-zone-heavy offensive scheme and a viable option to protect Garoppolo for the next decade. The Niners could have gone with a game-changing safety, or an exciting linebacker prospect. Nope, they made a pick that lacked intrigue, risk, … [Read more...] about Kurtenbach: Why the 49ers’ first-round pick was all about Jimmy Garoppolo
April 23, 2018 4:02 PM 49ers with Matt Barrows The premier blog for news and insights on the San Francisco 49ers SHARE Jimmy Garoppolo discusses his first offseason practice sessions as a 49er. Paul Kitagaki Jr. i By Matt Barrows [email protected] santa clara During the week, the 49ers' pass catchers work with the team's coaches. On the weekend, they go with Jimmy.Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo said he's been holding weekend throwing sessions with teammates since he was in high school in the Chicago area and that he has continued that practice with the 49ers. He held the first one Saturday – wide receivers, tight ends and running backs were invited – and said he was happy with the turnout."It kind of gets us away from the coaches and everything, allows me to talk to the receivers about specific things," Garoppolo said Monday. "We try to get everyone out there we can. I understand that people have things that they have to get … [Read more...] about San Francisco 49ers: Jimmy Garoppolo already taking charge
San Francisco 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo (10) warms-up on the field before game against Arizona Cardinals in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) San Francisco 49ers' Marquise Goodwin (11) and San Francisco 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo (10) are photographed leaving the field at the end of game against Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter of their NFL game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Niners quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo takes questions from the media at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, Nov. 29, 2017. Following Sunday's loss, 49er head coach Kyle Shanahan revealed he would be giving the team's next starting job to Jimmy Garoppolo, who came in late in Sunday's game after C.J. Beathard was injured. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group) FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2017, file photo, San … [Read more...] about Where’s Jimmy Garoppolo holding secret 49ers throwing sessions?
Let’s face facts, Jimmy Garoppolo’s beard turned heads By Michael Lerseth April 23, 2018 Updated: April 23, 2018 4:22pm Photo: Jeff Chiu / Associated Press Image 1of/14 CaptionClose Image 1 of 14 San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo speaks to reporters at the team's football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, April 23, 2018. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo speaks to reporters at the team's football facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, April 23, 2018. Photo: Jeff Chiu / Associated Press Image 2 of 14 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo showed up at Monday's media availability sporting a new accessory - a beard. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo showed up at Monday's media availability sporting a new accessory - a beard. … [Read more...] about Let’s face facts, Jimmy Garoppolo’s beard turned heads
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest NFL's most overpaid players: Jimmy Garoppolo, Kirk Cousins highlight list Jarvis Landry cashed in on an eye-popping deal, but there are other even more highly paid players who can't match his production - including Jimmy Garoppolo. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Nate Davis, USA TODAY Sports Published 7:33 p.m. ET April 12, 2018 CLOSE SportsPulse: Trysta Krick gets the inside scoop on Andrew Luck's shoulder injury from the Indianapolis Star's Stephen Holder, who thinks the Colts quarterback will finally be healthy this NFL season. USA TODAY Sports CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL … [Read more...] about NFL’s most overpaid players: Jimmy Garoppolo, Kirk Cousins highlight list