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What does it take to be a successful journeyman quarterback in the NFL?
They go where they're needed, supporting the starter, knowing they might never play -- but they can step in and carry the load when called upon. Jeffri Chadiha examines what it takes to be a successful journeyman quarterback in the NFL.
Niners QB Brock Purdy in concussion protocol following loss to Vikings
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy is currently in the league's concussion protocol, head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters on Wednesday.
2023 NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 7: Five best backup quarterback situations
David Carr surveys the league and ranks the five best backup QB situations in 2023. Plus, he updates his ranking of the NFL's top 15 offensive players, which includes three new faces.
Niners QB Brock Purdy on Trey Lance being traded to Cowboys: 'I'm really happy for him'
With quarterback Trey Lance being traded to the Cowboys on Friday, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy is "happy" and "excited" to see what Lance could do in Dallas.
Niners HC Kyle Shanahan on Trey Lance's QB3 demotion: Doesn't mean 'he can't be with us or someone else in the future'
Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan said Wednesday night that it was his call to give Trey Lance the day off after news of the quarterback's demotion, while adding he doesn't believe this is necessarily the end of the road for Lance in San Francisco -- or elsewhere.
Sam Darnold tabbed as 49ers' backup quarterback over Trey Lance
Sam Darnold will be named the 49ers' QB2 over Trey Lance following a strong showing this offseason, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero report.
49ers say Brock Purdy (elbow) cleared; Nick Bosa not expected to practice before new contract
49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (elbow) has been cleared for practice ahead of training camp, while defensive end Nick Bosa is not expected to be with the team at the start of camp as he seeks a new contract.
NFL training camp: Ten most intriguing position battles to track in 2023
How will Trey Lance stack up against the other San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks in training camp? Kevin Patra spotlights the 10 most intriguing position battles to track as teams prepare for the 2023 NFL season.
QB Sam Darnold on why he chose to sign with 49ers: 'Guys are open'
Sam Darnold kept it simple when explaining why he chose to sign with the San Francisco 49ers. "Guys are open, I mean, there's a lot of guys open on dang near every play," Darnold said.
QB Sam Darnold: Learning Niners' offense 'a work in progress'
Expected to battle with Trey Lance for spots on the San Francisco 49ers' QB depth chart, Sam Darnold said learning the Niners' offense is a 'work in progress.'
2023 NFL MVP dark horses: Derek Carr, Justin Jefferson and Jared Goff among sleeper candidates
As we head toward the 2023 NFL season, who are the dark-horse candidates for MVP? Adam Schein has some interesting names on his list, including a wide receiver and a 26-year-old quarterback who is already on his third team.
George Kittle not worried about 49ers' QB situation: 'We have a chance to win a lot of football games'
With questions at quarterback heading into the 2023 season, San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle joined "Good Morning Football" to discuss where the team stands with training camp around the corner.
State of the 2023 San Francisco 49ers: Super Bowl or bust in Bay Area despite lingering QB question
Will Brock Purdy win the 49ers' QB1 job? Can the defense help Kyle Shanahan and Co. get to the Super Bowl? Adam Rank examines the state of the San Francisco 49ers heading into the 2023 NFL season.
Bold predictions for 2023 NFL season: Sam Darnold's 49ers top Jets in Super Bowl! Bill Belichick era ends!
With the 2023 season less than 100 days away, Adam Schein provides his nine boldest predictions. Who's prepared to watch Sam Darnold beat the Jets in Super Bowl LVIII? Is Bill Belichick entering his final season in New England?
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan says QB Brock Purdy (elbow) expected to start throwing next week
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters Tuesday that QB Brock Purdy will be allowed to start throwing next week.
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan says he expects QB Brock Purdy (elbow) back by training camp
In March, Kyle Shanahan raised some eyebrows suggesting quarterback Brock Purdy might not be ready for the start of the season, noting that anytime between Weeks 1-4 was in play. On Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers coach offered a more positive update on the quarterback's recovery from elbow surgery.
Niners signing veteran quarterback Brandon Allen
The San Francisco 49ers have added another quarterback to the fray. The Niners are signing veteran QB Brandon Allen, per NFL Network Insiders Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo.
Brock Purdy to attend 49ers offseason workouts, on track in recovery from elbow surgery
The 49ers are one of 26 NFL clubs starting offseason workouts Monday, with quarterback Brock Purdy, who underwent elbow surgery on March 10 to repair his right UCL, expected to be among those reporting for duty.
49ers' Kyle Shanahan unclear on Brock Purdy return, says timeline could be 'six months to eight months'
The San Francisco 49ers are optimistic Brock Purdy will be back in the QB1 saddle for the 2023 season, but coach Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday from the Annual League Meeting that it's unclear when that might be.
49ers GM John Lynch: Brock Purdy 'has earned the right' to take first snap in QB battle
49ers GM John Lynch talked about the quarterback situation in San Francisco on Monday, and Brock Purdy is at the top as of right now to be the leader in the locker room.
QB Sam Darnold, 49ers agree to terms on one-year deal
Sam Darnold's latest destination is an interesting one. Darnold has signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers, according to NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero.
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Monday, March 13
NFL QB Index: Ranking all 68 starting quarterbacks from the 2022 NFL season
Marc Sessler evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2022 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 68.
NFL QB Index: Ranking all 32 teams' primary starting quarterbacks at the end of the 2022 regular season
With the 2022 NFL regular season in the books, Marc Sessler ranks the starting quarterbacks for all 32 teams. Where do breakout studs like Brock Purdy, Trevor Lawrence and Jalen Hurts slot in?
NFL Offensive Player Rankings after the 2022 regular season; three playoff offenses with serious concerns
With Super Wild Card Weekend on tap, which teams could have trouble putting points on the board? David Carr identifies the three playoff offenses that concern him the most. Plus, his final ranking of this season's top 15 offensive players.
Which QB will we be talking about most on Monday? | 'GMFB'
"GMFB" picks which quarterback will we be talking about most on Monday following Week 8.
Chargers vs. 49ers | Preseason Week 3 highlights
Watch all of the highlights from the Los Angeles Chargers and San Francisco 49ers in their Preseason Week 3 highlights
49ers' top plays vs. Chargers | Preseason Week 3
Watch all of the San Francisco 49ers' top plays from their game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Preseason Week 3 of the 2023 NFL season.
Can't-Miss Play: Conley uses all-out dive to snag 34-yard bomb from Darnold
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Chris Conley uses an all-out dive to snag a 34-yard bomb from 49ers quarterback Sam Darnold.
'GMFB' share their thoughts on 49ers current QB situation
"GMFB" share their thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers' current quarterback situation.
Rapoport: Sam Darnold will be backup QB over Trey Lance
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Sam Darnold will be the backup QB over Trey Lance.
Who will be 49ers' backup QB behind Purdy? | 'NFL Total Access'
In a segment on 'NFL Total Access', NFL Network's Shaun O'Hara and Bridget Condon weigh in on who they think will be the San Francisco 49ers' backup quarterback behind Brock Purdy.
49ers' top plays vs. Broncos | Preseason Week 2
Watch the San Francisco 49ers' best plays against the Denver Broncos in Preseason Week 2.
Jack Colletto runs in first TD of the game in third quarter
San Francisco 49ers fullback Jack Colletto catches a 11-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Sam Darnold.
Darnold pinpoints Ronnie Bell in stride for 21-yard pickup
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Sam Darold completes a 21-yard pass to wide receiver Ronnie Bell.
Peter Schrager's Top 5 weekend watchlist for preseason Week 2
NFL Network's Peter Schrager's Top 5 weekend watchlist for preseason Week 2.
Trey Lance, Sam Darnold discuss 49ers' preseason opener vs. Raiders
San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks Trey Lance and Sam Darnold talk about the team's first preseason game of 2023 against the Las Vegas Raiders.
49ers' top plays vs. Raiders | Preseason Week 1
Watch all of the San Francisco 49ers' top plays from their game against the Las Vegas Raiders in Preseason Week 1 of the 2023 NFL season.
Brandon Allen slips a 22-yard sideline dime in between two Raiders DBs
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brandon Allen slips a 22-yard sideline dime in between two Las Vegas Raiders defensive backs.
Darnold's accuracy is on point on 15-yard out route to Tay Martin
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Sam Darnold's 15-yard out route hits 49ers wide receiver Tay Martin in stride.
'GMFB' reacts to all 49ers QB's receiving starting reps at training camp
"GMFB" reacts to all the San Francisco 49ers quarterback receiving starting reps at training camp.
Which QB competition are you looking forward to seeing | 'GMFB'
"GMFB" picks which quarterback competition are you looking forward to seeing.
Carr: Big chunk plays will help 49ers offense be more aggressive
NFL Network's David Carr: Big chunk plays will help San Francisco 49ers offense be more aggressive.
Rapoport: 49ers optimistic about Purdy being able to throw by next week
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport: San Francisco 49ers optimistic about 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy being able to throw by next week.
Frelund's pro comparisons, team fits for top QBs in 2023 NFL Draft class
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund's pro comparisons, team fits for top QBs in 2023 NFL Draft class.
Claybon: Trey Lance and Sam Darnold will split reps this offseason
NFL Network's Patrick Claybon: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance and Sam Darnold will split reps this offseason.
Should 49ers still be considered favorites in the NFC despite QB uncertainty? | 'GMFB'
"GMFB" debates should the San Francisco 49ers still be considered favorites in the NFC despite quarterback uncertainty.
Carr: If Brock Purdy can't play Sam Darnold fits the mold at QB
NFL Network's David Carr: If quarterback Brock Purdy can't play Sam Darnold fits the mold at QB.
Marc Ross: 49ers' QB of future 'has got to be Trey Lance' right now
NFL Network's Marc Ross: San Francisco 49ers' QB of future 'has got to be Trey Lance' right now.