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The 49ers spent their 2021, 2022 and 2023 first-spherical draft picks on rookie quarterback Trey Lance, but this year they’re spending $26.4 million on starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. And so they’ll also merely spend $27 million on Garoppolo subsequent year.

That’s the observe from head coach Kyle Shanahan, who talked about Garoppolo has a gamble to shut subsequent year and play out the excellent year of his contract.

“There’s a gamble for anything, but I feel we’ve made it moderately determined that Trey is our guy of the lengthy elope, whenever that will happen,” Shanahan talked about. “But it’s also nothing towards Jimmy that we took him, but we catch assume Trey is our guy of the lengthy elope. Cherish I’ve talked about, I feel it’ll be truly tense, if Jimmy is on it, for him to beat him out wonderful away. So it’s extra or much less going love that wonderful now, and we’re no longer pondering unheard of previous that.”

Garoppolo’s salary subsequent year is no longer guaranteed, so the 49ers can achieve away with him within the offseason if they desire. It has been broadly anticipated that they’ll, and that Lance might maybe per chance be the 49ers’ starter in 2022. But Shanahan is no longer ready to express that correct but.