It appears the Seahawks could not have closed the door on 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
The Seahawks have had inner discussions about the potential of Garoppolo enjoying for them, according to ESPN, after the workforce traded longtime quarterback Russell Wilson to the Broncos in March.
Seattle brass can be stated to have finished movie work to see how Garoppolo may match inside the offense of his present NFC West rival.
The Seahawks’ present quarterbacks are Geno Smith, Drew Lock and Jacob Eason.
Garoppolo, whose $137.5 million contract with San Francisco expires on the finish of 2022, continues to be recovering from offseason surgical procedure on his throwing shoulder and he must move a bodily. He’s owed $26.95 million in 2022.
“He’s progressing effectively and on schedule,” Garoppolo’s agent Don Yee stated Monday to NFL Network. “We’re optimistic concerning the upcoming season.”
Yee additionally addressed a current report that linked Garoppolo to the Buccaneers, during which a radio host stated Tampa Bay would “love” to usher in the 30-year-old signal-caller as Tom Brady’s inheritor obvious.
“Over the weekend, a report got here out that asserted that I had spoken to a media member about his future, however the report was false,” Yee stated.
Garoppolo beforehand served as Brady’s backup throughout their time in New England collectively. Yee additionally represents each quarterbacks.
With most NFL coaching camps set to start in two weeks, the expectation inside the league continues to be that Garoppolo will be traded by the top of the month, NFL Community beforehand reported.
As of Tuesday, Garoppolo stays on the 49ers roster and was beforehand given excused absences from obligatory minicamp.
The 49ers are poised to maneuver ahead with second-year quarterback Trey Lance, whom the workforce chosen with the third total choose within the 2021 NFL Draft.
Garoppolo, who has been the 49ers’ starter since late into the 2017 season, said in January that he and the workforce’s normal supervisor, John Lynch, had talked “about discovering the fitting vacation spot” for the quarterback.
Lynch has stated that the 49ers have budgeted for the potential of Garoppolo remaining on the roster subsequent season.
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