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It's a new era in San Francisco, as the 49ers made an aggressive trade this week to acquire Jimmy Garoppolo from the New England Patriots in hopes that he can be the answer at quarterback.

What kind of player are the Niners getting? We'll ask Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston who covered Garoppolo during his time in New England.

Also, Al and Zain give their thoughts on the deal and debate when it makes the most sense to insert Garoppolo into the starting lineup.

Listen to the audio below, from our dedicated podcast page, on iTunes, Google Play, or SoundCloud.