SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Some followers right here in Chicago may need anticipated this homecoming happening earlier within the 2016 with the NFL workforce 25 miles from his residence city.
As an alternative, it is going to occur in December with Jimmy Garoppolo sporting a gold helmet as an alternative of a blue one at Soldier Subject.
Arlington Heights native Jimmy Garoppolo was introduced because the starter for the 49ers for this Sunday’s recreation towards the Bears. He’s changing C.J. Beathard, who injured his leg late in San Francisco’s recreation towards Seattle final Sunday.
It was then that Garoppolo made his debut with the 49ers, his first motion of the 2017 season since being traded from the New England Patriots in October. In that point, he accomplished two passes towards Seattle, together with a landing on the ultimate play.
A standout at Rolling Meadows Excessive Faculty and Japanese Illinois, Garoppolo spent three-and-a-half seasons as the first backup for Tom Brady with the Patriots. In that point he appeared in 17 video games, together with two as a starter in 2016 after Brady’s NFL suspension for the “Deflategate” controversy. He accomplished sixty three-of-ninety four passes for 690 with 5 touchdowns and no interceptions.