What 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo's knee injury means for his massive contract

Jo Caldwell
September 25, 2018

Garoppolo exited Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a knee injury, and was diagnosed with a torn ACL on Monday following an MRI exam.

It's a devastating blow to the 49ers and their young quarterback, who entered the 2018 season with major expectations.

Apple Watch 4 teardown reveals a few new parts and redesigned interior
In case you didn't know, the Watch Series 4 is powered by a dual-core 64-bit S4 processor with a refined accelerometer, gyroscope. If you can't afford it, the tech giant has slashed the prices of Apple Watch Series 3 to just $279.

In Garoppolo's absence, the Niners initially will turn to C.J. Beathard, whom they surprisingly traded up to select in the third round of the 2017 draft. San Francisco won the final five games last year after Garoppolo took over as starter and the team rewarded him with a $137.5 million, five-year contract.

The 49ers officially lost starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for the season. Garoppolo got hurt in the fourth quarter of a 38-27 loss Sunday when he was scrambling toward the sideline and made a decision to cut up field instead of going out of bounds.

Russian Federation missile sale to Syria is 'significant escalation': U.S.' Bolton
There was no immediate reaction from Israel , whose government offices are closed for a Jewish holiday. Moreover, the Israelis misinformed the Russians about the location of their targets.

The 49ers quarterback had to be carted off the field Sunday after his knee appeared to buckle before a vicious hit in a game in which Kansas City was leading 38-27 in the fourth quarter.

Garoppolo was in his first full season with San Francisco, leading the 49ers to a 1-2 record to start the year. He has five passing touchdowns and seven interceptions in his career.

Ministry monitors Tropical Storm Kirk
That disturbance constitutes the remnants of Hurricane Florence, which saturated the Carolinas with rain and wind last week. Overall, this storm is expected to continue moving mainly to the west due to a sub-tropical ridge north of it.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article