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Scott McLaughlin
February 08, 2018 - 1:45 pm
What does a 7-0 start to your career get you? The biggest contract in NFL history, apparently. According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo , the San Francisco 49ers and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo have agreed to a five-year deal worth $137.5 million, making the former Patriot the highest-paid player...
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John Tomase
January 16, 2018 - 1:04 am
From snap to release, the throw against one of the league's most aggressive pass rushes required 1.92 seconds. That was enough time for a three-step drop and scan of two tight ends running shallow routes to the right, one sitting on the hash, the other in the flat. Three defenders had them...
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Lucy Burdge
January 12, 2018 - 6:19 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Golden State at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Houston at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) AROUND THE WEB: -- Former 49ers CEO...
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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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