Sam Darnold and Brock Purdy opened up about their relationship with 49ers quarterbacks coach Brian Griese.
Kyle Shanahan applauded Sam Darnold's leadership qualities over the last five seasons.
49ers QB Brock Purdy (elbow) is expected to resume throwing sometime next week, HC Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday. Purdy continues to make steady progress in his return from UCL surgery on his throwing elbow. Barring a setback, it's looking like he'll be ready to go for training camp. GM John Lynch called Purdy "the leader in the clubhouse" for the starting job earlier this offseason. We'll see if he can hold off Trey Lance (and Sam Darnold?) this summer.
Quarterback Sam Darnold is focused on learning and improving -- and not his spot on the depth chart -- as 49ers begin organized team activities.
With no Brock Purdy on the field at 49ers OTAs, the team is using Trey Lance and Sam Darnold as their top two quarterbacks. Lance has gotten the nod as the first-team quarterback in the early sessions, but head coach Kyle Shanahan said not to read too much into that because there’s no offensive line [more]