Jimmy Garoppolo reacts to 49ers moving up to draft Trey Lance, possible trade to New England

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Jimmy G is breaking his silence following the 2021 NFL Draft
This offseason has been a whirlwind for 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Over the past few months, the veteran quarterback has watched as his current club traded up to the No. 3 overall pick with the clear intention of drafting his successor. That came to fruition last week at the 2021 NFL Draft when San Francisco selected quarterback Trey Lance out of North Dakota State. Throughout the pre-draft process, the Niners brass wasn't shy about revealing that they wanted a more durable piece under center, leaving Garoppolo's future in the NFL hanging in the balance.

While both head coach Kyle Shanahan and GM John Lynch relayed that Garoppolo had been classy in his approach throughout this admittedly awkward period, we never heard much from the quarterback himself. On Tuesday, Garappolo broke his silence on this seismic move that the 49ers put into motion while speaking to Damon Amendolara on CBS Sports Radio's "The D.A. Show" alongside his father, Tony.

"No, not really," Garoppolo said when asked if any period of this offseason has frustrated him. "Like my dad was saying, my dad is an electrician, grew up in a blue-collar household -- it's just one of those things you've got to roll with the punches. Whatever opportunity presents itself you've got to be ready to take advantage of it. That's kind of what I have done my entire career and that's what I am going to keep doing. Like my dad said, nothing is going to be handed to me. Nothing is going to be handed to anyone in this league. You've got to go in there and work."

Garoppolo did say that the communication…
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