Garoppolo’s return feels just like ‘Niners football’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers know painfully well from first-hand experience how an injury to the starting quarterback can derail an entire season. The Niners never recovered from early season injuries that sidelined Jimmy Garoppolo in 2018 and 2020. The situation is far different this time around after Trey Lance went … Read more

San Francisco 49ers’ Trey Lance needs season-ending surgery on broken ankle suffered against Seattle Seahawks

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Trey Lance’s season is over less than five full quarters into his first year as the San Francisco 49ers’ starting quarterback. Lance broke his right ankle with 2:20 to go in the first quarter of Sunday’s 27-7 win against the Seattle Seahawks. Backup Jimmy Garoppolo replaced Lance and finished the game, … Read more