Shanahan validates Darnold, not Lance, is 49ers’ back-up QB initially showed up on NBC Sports Bay Location
Kyle Shanahan made it main Wednesday mid-day: Sam Darnold will certainly be the 49ers’ back-up quarterback to start the 2023 NFL period.
NBC Sports Bay Location’s Matt Maiocco verified an earlier record from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and also Tom Pelissero that San Francisco has actually called Darnold the back-up to starter Brock Purdy to start the period which previous No. 3 choice Trey Lance’s future with the company is “uncertain.”
Shanahan signed up with KNBR 680’s “Tolbert & & Copes” for a special meeting Wednesday, where he verified the record and also discussed why the 49ers will certainly have Darnold in advance of Lance on the deepness graph.
” This isn’t a point where we’re surrendering on Trey, this is extra just how Brock played in his 7 video games which was chosen prior to the period began,” Shanahan discussed. “And after that just how great Sam’s looked, they have actually both looked great, however we do need to decide right here and also you just obtain numerous representatives at it and also we really feel, beginning regarding 10 days back, Sam actually apart himself and also we have actually reached maintain it genuine because method.
Lance was not present at 49ers technique after information damaged of the group’s choice to call Darnold the back-up. Supposition started to swirl pertaining to San Francisco perhaps fielding profession deals for Lance, that Shanahan wishes stays with the group throughout the period.
” If we can have Trey as an alternative right here, I would certainly really feel incredibly delighted regarding that and also I assume the various other quarterbacks in our area would certainly and also I assume our group would certainly,” Shanahan claimed. “Trey’s an extremely favored person, among the much better individuals I have actually been about and also I do assume he’s mosting likely to have a great deal of success in this organization.”
As high as Shanahan and also the 49ers may intend to maintain Lance around, it appears as if they would certainly agree to component methods with him, possibly using profession, if the young quarterback desired a new beginning someplace else.
” It’s been a difficult roadway for him, since the moments he has actually obtained a possibility, he wound up obtaining pain and also missed out on that home window, currently he’s being in this placement,” Shanahan included. “We’ll constantly attempt and also do right for Trey …