When 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was ruled out of Sunday’s game with a calf injury, head coach Kyle Shanahan said Garoppolo remained the team’s starter when he was in good health .
After Sunday’s 17-10 loss to the Cardinals, Shanahan said “nothing has changed” regarding the team’s quarterback depth chart and that he hopes Garoppolo will be healthy enough to play. when the team returns from their seventh week break.
“The fact that he had a chance this week gives me a lot of hope to come back,” Shanahan said, via 49ersWebZone.com. “I think every time you deal with calves and stuff like that, you never know how they’re going to react. I think it was like with [George] Kitten. I thought he would be fine a few weeks ago, and now we’re going to IR. So, I don’t want to talk too soon, but I hope.
First-round pick Trey Lance ran 89 yards while completing 15 of 29 passes for 192 yards and an interception.