December 7, 2022

Divisional Round - Minnesota Vikings v San Francisco 49ers

Kyle Shanahan worries about questions about Jimmy Garoppolo’s viral lip-reader clip

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After the 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo Threw in the interception that essentially ended any chance for his team to avoid losing to the Broncos on Sunday night, Garoppolo said something. The cameras caught it. But what he said is not entirely clear (for exampleAnd the How about six?). It appears he said,All your plays are bad, man. “

Reporters asked coach Kyle Shanahan about it on Thursday. On the one hand, Shanahan said he hasn’t seen it, and likely won’t. On the other hand, Shanahan said he doesn’t believe Garoppolo said what many think.

“I don’t know the clip you’re talking about,” Shanahan said. “I’m not a very good lip reader, but I probably won’t watch it.”

Shanahan received another question about the frustration that was evident from Garoppolo, regardless of whether he said “All your plays suck, man” or “Clean up, Stan.” That’s when Shanahan got a little frustrated.

“First of all, the clip to me is a joke, so I can’t believe we’re talking about it,” Shanahan said. “I’m sure that’s not what he said, but we were so disappointed with the whole game. Anytime you move the ball well in the first half and you get into the second and you have three turns on three of your drives, you have one safety and you don’t Turning a third down, it’s really frustrating getting anything.”

But how can Shanahan say he’s so sure that’s not what Garoppolo said if Shanahan didn’t and won’t watch it?

If the quarterback thinks plays are “bad,” that’s a problem. It’s clear, however, that the quarterback didn’t execute the plays in a perfect way. Whether it’s something as big as getting out of the end zone or something subtle like missing out Debo Samuel With a step on a key third’s short pass that could have changed the outcome of the match, Garoppolo reminds everyone why 49 players spent so long trying to get rid of him.

At this point, Garoppolo is likely looking to leave.