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Jimmy Garoppolo
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John Tomase
January 02, 2018 - 9:04 pm
The Patriots paid a steep price for Deflategate, but it keeps getting steeper. The latest cost? Jimmy Garoppolo. The more you think about it, the easier it becomes to draw a straight line between the Indianapolis Colts accusing the Pats of doctoring footballs during the 2014 AFC title game and the...
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Jimmy Garoppolo
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John Tomase
December 04, 2017 - 11:15 am
Meanwhile, halfway across the country . . . The Patriots beat the Bills on Sunday, because they always beat the Bills. About the only drama to emerge from their 23-3 victory was whether tight end Rob Gronkowski will be suspended for his moronic torpedoing of defenseless cornerback Tre'Davious White...
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Rob Bradford
November 26, 2017 - 8:01 pm
It was going to happen sooner or later. Sooner won out Sunday afternoon. With C.J. Beathard headed to the sideline with 1:07 left in his 49ers' game against Seattle after being hit by Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett, San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan turned to Jimmy Garoppolo to...
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Rob Bradford
November 01, 2017 - 5:56 pm
After more than three seasons of waiting to get his shot, Jimmy Garoppolo might have to wait a bit longer. Talking to the San Francisco media, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said that he will be in no rush to throw his newly-acquired quarterback into the starting lineup. Shanahan went so far as to...
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Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo
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John Tomase
October 30, 2017 - 11:20 pm
Listen, they're the Patriots, so the player they take with San Francisco's second-round pick will probably end up in Canton. But for now, we're allowed to go, "Huh?" Trading Jimmy Garoppolo is shocking enough on its own merits. It makes you wonder why the Pats bothered keeping him in the first...
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November 21, 2016 - 6:01 am
Anyone who saw Julian Edelman's funky-chicken strut following a 3-yard touchdown in Sunday's victory over the 49ers probably assumed the Bay Area native was sending some love to former Niners safety Merton Hanks, who used to celebrate big plays with a seizure seemingly involving a quintuple-jointed...
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June 05, 2014 - 5:42 am
Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be serving as San Francisco'€™s franchise play-caller for a long, long time -- with the contract to show it. The dynamic signal-caller agreed to a six-year contract extension on Wednesday, keeping the University of Nevada product with the Niners through...
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October 10, 2013 - 7:35 am
The NFL career of 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was further put in jeopardy on Wednesday, as the 24-year-old Pro Bowler was charged with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon after an incident during a party back in 2012. The investigation into Smith, who set a San Francisco...
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November 27, 2012 - 4:39 am
The bye weeks are over and now every team in the NFL has played the same number of games. If we've learned anything through the first three months of the current season, it's that there are a lot of mediocre and below-average teams. There are six teams with a 4-7 record, five with a 6-5 record, and...
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August 27, 2011 - 9:07 am
After threatening to hold out for a contract extension at the start of training camp, 49ers Pro Bowl running back Frank Gore swallowed his pride and reported to practice on time. However, Gore has reportedly grown frustrated with the lack of progress in his contract negotiations. According to Matt...
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