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A report surfaced from ESPN’s Adam Schefter final weekend indicating the 49ers might nonetheless draft a quarterback or make a run at Kirk Cousins within the offseason, regardless that they only acquired Garrapolo from New England. Lynch did not outright deny the report, although he did say bringing in Garrapolo was a no brainer.
“As a result of, No. 1, we’re large believers in Jimmy Garoppolo and his capability to be a franchise quarterback, a lot in order that we inquired all through this final offseason and was shortly shut down by Invoice Belichick,” Lynch mentioned throughout a weekly radio look on KNBR radio, in response to Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. “However we did inquire as to his availability. And so we’re large believers in what he brings to the desk.”
Lynch added that regardless that Garoppolo hasn’t performed for the 49ers but, he is been spectacular because the commerce.
“However what I believe was clear and what must be communicated to our fan base is that we have now nice perception (in Garoppolo) and that’s solely been strengthened within the week that he’s been right here as a result of he does particular issues on the apply subject and he does some particular issues within the assembly room,” Lynch mentioned.
“Is there some unknowns? He hasn’t performed a ton of soccer. Yeah, we’re absolutely conscious of that. However we really feel, and I believe lots of people really feel, all through this league really feel, that we received an amazing deal on a man that has all of the makings of a franchise quarterback. We’re thrilled to have him and that’s what Jimmy Garoppolo is to us.”
Lynch added that he did not suppose the report got here from the 49ers.
“I’m fairly assured on this one which this one (report) wasn’t from us,” Lynch added. “Schefter … had the story early. Kyle and I are down there, and the subsequent factor you already know he’s on the road. So there was communication, however I can inform you what’s vital is what we consider. And we consider Jimmy Garoppolo goes to be our man.”