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Jimmy Garoppolo is taking the 49ers’ Trey Lance draft drama pretty well

Jimmy Garoppolo is coping with his now precarious state of affairs greater than most would.

He’s not resentful of the 49ers for drafting Trey Lance. He credited widespread supervisor John Lynch for being up entrance with him. And he’s excited to have the likelihood to remain the starter in San Francisco.

“As soon as they stated you’ll have the chance to start out this 12 months and struggle it out, I used to be all for it,” he stated on CBS Radio in his first public suggestions since Lance was taken third common by the 49ers on Thursday evening time. “I’m prepared for the competitors and that’s what we’re right here for.”

When requested concerning the actuality he led the 49ers to the Tremendous Bowl merely two years up to now and now has to wrestle for a starting job, Garoppolo dismissed any bitterness he’s feeling.

“My dad is an electrician, grew up in a blue-collar family — it’s simply a type of issues you need to roll with the punches,” he talked about. “No matter different presents itself it’s essential to have the ability to benefit from it.

“That’s what I’ve carried out my whole profession and that’s what I’m going to maintain doing. Like my dad stated, ‘nothing goes to be handed to me.’ Nothing goes to be handed to anybody on this league. It’s important to go in there and work.”

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Jimmy Garoppolo on Oct. 18, 2020
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49ers coach Kyle Shanahan made headlines earlier to the draft when requested if Garoppolo would nonetheless be with the group after it, saying he couldn’t guarantee anyone might be alive by then. Garoppolo gave him a cross.

“I do know Kyle fairly effectively, and I knew what he was attempting to say when he stated that,” he talked about. “I don’t know if he worded it the suitable means, however I undoubtedly knew what he was attempting to say.”

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