The 49s keep Jimmy Garoppolo in high regard, as evidenced by the massive investment they have in him.
But at least one analyst is not so impressed with Garoppolo as San Francisco.
NBC Sports NFL analyst Chris Simms has knocked down his quarterback rankings and recently revealed that he had Garoppolo ranked 21st overall in the 32-team league.
So 21st? Isn't that so low? It melts Garoppolo between Jets & # 39; Sam Darnold and Bears & # 39; Mitchell Trubisky, to cry aloud.
Simms pointed to his view on Garoppologo's relative inexperience, despite coming into his sixth NFL season.
We haven't really seen him in crunch time, the NFL, you know, consistently, week after week football, anyway, "Simms explained." That would be my big question. And you know one of the things I want to say about him, he's good at everything … I don't know if there's a sharp thing I'm looking at and going, "Oooh he's great about this. & # 39; "
A year ago, Simms Garoppolo ranked as the 1
Although this No. 21 ranking is not flooded with confidence, Simms is not exactly "down" at Garoppolo. In fact, if things fall into place, Simms sees him as a potential dark horse MVP candidate.
"I don't know what the odds are, but right now, it would be a value run for MVP," Simms said. "If you start to go under the radar MVP chooses … Jimmy Garoppolo would be one of those guys."
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"If you have some extra money in place and you want to beat the jackpot, he would be the guy," continued Simms.
It is certain that Garoppolo yarns any MVP votes this coming season, th at ranking will shoot up next year.