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Jerry Rice on why 49ers QB Trey Lance is ‘ready to go’

Jul 2, 2022 at 11:42 AM--


Jerry Rice seems to be all aboard the Trey Lance train as the 2022 San Francisco 49ers season approaches.

The legendary former 49ers receiver spoke briefly about Lance with KSBW-TV in Monterey this week while he was in the area promoting his energy drink, G.O.A.T. Fuel. Rice was asked about Lance during his appearance and said he likes his dual threat potential over what Jimmy Garoppolo brings to the table and that he thinks Lance is ready to take over the team's starting quarterback spot this season.

"Trey Lance, I think he's ready to go," Rice said. "And I think he's incredible because he has that one aspect that Jimmy doesn't have, and that's the threat of running with the ball and stuff like that. So his mobility, his strong arm, and this guy, he's before his time."

It's still hard to say exactly what the 49ers will get from Lance this season, but Rice seems to think the 2021 first-round pick has what he needs to be a success.

"He's a young kid, but he's very experienced and I think he's ready to go," Rice said.

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Lance and the 49ers have less than four weeks remaining before they begin training camp in Santa Clara, with rookies and veterans set to report on July 26. All eyes will be on Lance to see if he's indeed ready to take permanent ownership of the starting role after waiting his turn behind Garoppolo last season.



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