LISTEN: The 49ers Biggest Target In Free Agency →
placeholder image

Chris Coduto-USA TODAY Sports


Kyle Juszczyk: Everyone in the 49ers locker room loves Trey Lance

Jul 17, 2023 at 3:47 PM


Videos are auto-populated by an affiliate. This site has no control over the videos that appear above.
Kyle Juszczyk wants to shut down at least one offseason quarterback rumor. The San Francisco 49ers fullback recently joined the "Haberman and Middlekauff" podcast to discuss all things Niners-related and couldn't leave without addressing one earlier narrative about Trey Lance.

In case there was any doubt, Lance is loved in the locker room.

There was some social media chatter when 49ers players attended a basketball game this offseason, inviting quarterback Sam Darnold to join them. Noticeably absent was Lance, and some made a bigger deal out of that absence than it probably deserved.

"Trey is beloved in our locker room," Juszczyk assured Guy Haberman and John Middlekauff. "Everybody loves Trey. The dude really does work his ass off. He's super personable. He is a very well-liked guy. So for whatever reason that he wasn't at the basketball game, it's not because we don't like him."

Brock Purdy is the frontrunner to be the starting quarterback this season. Lance, the 49ers' former No. 3 overall pick, is competing with Darnold for the QB2 job, which could lead to a Week 1 start if Purdy isn't healthy.

Purdy is still recovering from surgery in March to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his right elbow, an injury sustained in last season's NFC Championship Game. The team remains hopeful that he will be healthy enough to start practicing sometime during the second half of August.

49ers quarterbacks are expected to report to training camp this week with the rookies. The rest of the veterans will arrive on July 25.

Enjoy this article? Follow us to never miss more!

Powered by Follow.it


Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News


placeholder image

Why Fred Warner loves Nick Sorensen as 49ers' defensive coordinator

By David Bonilla
May 24

The San Francisco 49ers' decision to hire Nick Sorensen as the defensive coordinator, replacing Steve Wilks, may have surprised some within the media. However, for star linebacker Fred Warner, it was a fantastic move. Given Sorensen's familiarity with the system, Warner expects the defense to benefit from the continuity, having been part of the 49ers' coaching staff since 2022. "Nick's great, man," Warner recently told NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Judy Battista. "I love the hire. Nick has been a part of this organization for a couple of years now and has been heavily involved with the linebackers, and he's played the game for a long


placeholder image

What Josh Dobbs brings to the 49ers' QB room

By David Bonilla
May 28

The San Francisco 49ers are excited to have quarterback Josh Dobbs in the building, competing to back up starter Brock Purdy. Dobbs has had a varied NFL journey, starting his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers before moving on to the Tennessee Titans. Last season, he played for the Arizona Cardinals before being traded to the Minnesota Vikings. According to Pro Football Reference, he completed 62.8 percent of his passes for 2,464 yards, 13 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions in 13 game appearances (12 starts) between the two teams. Additionally, he rushed for 421 yards and six touchdowns on 77 carries. Dobbs seeks stability in his career and aims to prove to San Francisco


placeholder image

Kyle Shanahan and Brock Purdy address reporters at start of 49ers OTAs

By Site Staff
May 21

The San Francisco 49ers kicked off organized team activities (OTAs) this week. Head coach Kyle Shanahan and quarterback Brock Purdy spoke to reporters after Tuesday's practice. Here is everything they had to say. Transcripts provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Head Coach Kyle Shanahan How long after seeing the schedule release did you learn about your rest differential disadvantage for this coming season? "You mean with the bye weeks? Before I came in here. I promise I didn't really think about it. And he gave me some questions before, he said we have four of them coming off a bye. I was like, 'isn't that what we had last year?' So maybe we had less, I don't know what we had last


placeholder image

Kyle Shanahan downplays concern over 49ers' rest disadvantage in 2024

By David Bonilla
May 22

Following the release of the 2024 NFL schedule, much attention was drawn to the San Francisco 49ers' rest differential of minus-22, once again the worst in the NFL. Rest differential measures the difference in rest days between games for a team and the rest days of each of its opponents throughout the season. ESPN's Brian Burke highlighted the 49ers' rest differential for the upcoming season, noting it as one of the three worst since 2002, alongside the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles and the 2005 San Diego Chargers. Rest difference vs opponents. Tough scene for SF.


Latest

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone