The competitors is formally on in San Francisco.
Brock Purdy will follow when the 49ers’ coaching camp begins this week.
Purdy tore the UCL in his throwing elbow within the NFC championship sport in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles, leaving the Niners with fourth-string quarterback Josh Johnson.
He additionally received harm, forcing operating again Christian McCaffrey to take snaps behind heart.
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The Niners stated final month the “obsessed” Purdy was forward of schedule and itching to get again on the sphere.
On Tuesday, common supervisor John Lynch stated the rising sophomore “has labored his tail off, and he is able to go.”
Purdy entered final season because the crew’s third-string quarterback. Trey Lance was the starter however suffered a season-ending damage the second sport of the season. Jimmy Garoppolo grew to become the starter, however his season ended with an damage in Week 12.
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That put Purdy underneath heart, and he appeared removed from the ultimate decide within the 2022 NFL Draft. The Niners’ four-game successful streak prolonged to 12 straight underneath Purdy, all the best way as much as the NFC title sport.
Purdy was distinctive from Week 12 on, finishing 151 of 233 passes (64.8%) for 1,877 yards, whereas throwing 16 touchdowns in opposition to simply 4 interceptions.
Purdy might be the front-runner for the job given his success final season, however 2021 No. 3 total decide Trey Lance, who began Week 1 final yr, might be trying to win the job again after a Week 2 ankle damage that ended his season.
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Garoppolo signed a three-year cope with the Las Vegas Raiders in the course of the offseason.