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Update on Jimmy Garoppolo’s Surgery Might Ruin Plans of Seeing Tom Brady in a 49ers Shirt

Published 03/09/2022, 10:30 AM EST

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After suffering a shoulder injury in 2021, the reign of Jimmy Garoppolo came to a halt. Yet, there is reason to be optimistic, since the athlete has undergone successful surgery and is currently on the mend.

The primary concern today is where Garoppolo will throw now that Aaron Rodgers will stay in Green Bay. And the Seahawks have traded Russell Wilson to the Broncos. Most teams are seeking excellent players, and Garoppolo has a convincing case for being the best quarterback available.


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The 49ers can trade the quarterback during the offseason. Although will his surgery complicates matters in monetary terms and compatibility?

Jimmy G Shoulder Update

Last season, Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a shoulder injury in San Francisco’s wild-card playoff victory against Dallas. His throwing shoulder has a ruptured capsule, which causes surgery. According to sources, his recovery might keep him off the field until the summer, and he could miss a large amount of time.

According to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, the quarterback had a successful surgery today, and the goal is that he will be able to throw the ball in a training camp. However, the team for whom Jimmy G will play is unsettled.


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Jimmy G has guided the 49ers towards 2 NFC playoffs and one Super Bowl trip. As the 49ers look to win a Super Bowl for the first time since 1994, Trey Lance or even Tom Brady may take over as the starter. However, with the athlete’s recovery in process, a GOAT return looks improbable.


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Although Jimmy Garoppolo’s return to the San Francisco 49ers is questionable, as he is unlikely to keep his position.

Probable Landing Spots for Jimmy Garoppolo


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Quarterback Jimmy has showcased outstanding performance over the past seasons, and his determination to play even after being injured is something a team should think about. The athlete is a decent signal-caller, and can still assist a powerful club to reach the sport’s pinnacle.

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With question marks around the league, sources say that the New Orleans Saints have become the latest team to be interested in the veteran quarterback. The Pittsburgh Steelers or the Washington Commanders are among the probable destinies. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could also consider Garoppolo as a possible Tom Brady replacement.


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Jimmy Garoppolo belongs on the league’s top quarterbacks list and he has an immense dedication to the sport. After all, timing is key. It may take longer for a trade to happen if there isn’t certainty about Garoppolo’s pace and ability to throw without difficulty.

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Pavitra Shome

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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his M.A.