SANTA CLARA — Burning via 3 quarterbacks just about every of the earlier two seasons proved no way for the 49ers to realize success less than Kyle Shanahan.
Of course, all the 49ers want now is to get Jimmy Garoppolo balanced and continue to keep him that way.
Furthermore, with Nick Mullens and C.J. Beathard nevertheless in the fold in case Garoppolo’s comeback goes sideways, the 49ers are not in the industry for a different quarterback.
They are so established with that 3-gentleman unit – it may well or may well not be reduced to a two-gentleman home by the season opener – that they did not strategy to formally job interview any quarterback last 7 days at the scouting blend.
Garoppolo’s rehabilitation from knee reconstruction is going perfectly, Shanahan reported, and that usually means the 49ers can switch their concentrate on, perfectly, obtaining improved targets for their quarterback.
To summarize this free of charge company primer: the 49ers will look to make improvements to at just about every placement other than one particular — quarterback.
Who’s right here: Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Mullens, C.J. Beathard.
The quarterback industry
Nick Foles, Philadelphia: The closest thing to a step-in-and-commence quarterback accessible. Foles, 30, will reportedly be snapped up rapidly by Jacksonville to replace Blake Bortles. At which time Bortles will certainly be moving into the industry.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tampa Bay: A veteran of 7 groups with 125 commences (50-75-1), the 36-yr-previous Fitzpatrick handed for 2,366 yards and 17 touchdowns in 8 game titles and 7 commences. With the proper crew, could be a backup capable of stepping in and winning.
Tyrod Taylor, Cleveland: Remaining in the dust by major decide Baker Mayfield, Taylor led Buffalo to an 8-6 document as a starter in 2017 regardless of a momentary inexplicable benching in favor of Nathan Peterman. With 62 game titles and 46 commences (23-21-1) Taylor’s passing video game is restricted but a different capable backup-variety at age 30.
Teddy Bridgewater, New Orleans: Former initial-round decide and starter in Minnesota skipped all of 2016 with a horrific knee injury. Backed up Drew Brees but did not impress in his only commence. Regarded a excellent character guy who will be somebody’s backup this season.
Brock Osweiler, Miami: Specified up for lifeless by both of those Denver and Cleveland, Osweiler was respectable adequate for the Dolphins last season to land a place on someone’s roster as a backup. Concluded 63.5 per cent of his passes for 1,247 yards and 6 touchdowns with 4 interceptions in five commences (2-3).
Could appear free of charge: Case Keenum, Denver, Blake Bortles, Jacksonville
Many others: Sean Mannion (L.A. Rams), David Fales (Miami), Robert Griffin III (Baltimore), Geno Smith (N.Y. Giants), Matt Cassel (Detroit), Josh Johnson (Washington).