San Francisco 49ers All-Pro left deal with Trent Williams has in contrast rookie quarterback Brock Purdy to a Hall of Famer.
“You would think he’s been in the league 15 years,” Williams informed NFL Media about Purdy on Wednesday, per Bridget Condon of the league’s web site. “If you’re talking, he’ll say, ‘Shut your a– up.’ He ain’t no timid rookie feeling his way around. He will get on your a–. You would think he’s like Peyton Manning or something. Wide receivers not running, you’ll hear him cussing a wide receiver out.”
Purdy, the final choose of this yr’s NFL Draft, was imagined to spend his first professional season as an inactive spectator however was known as into motion in opposition to the Miami Dolphins this previous Sunday after Jimmy Garoppolo went down with a broken foot. The 22-year-old accomplished 25-of-37 passes for 210 yards with two touchdowns and an interception en path to serving to San Francisco earn a 33-17 victory that improved the membership to 8-4.
49ers Week 1 starter Trey Lance was misplaced to a season-ending ankle harm in September.
Williams was left impressed each by Purdy’s play and by the signal-caller’s poise.
“You come into a game versus one of the best teams in the league and everybody is looking at you to feed off of you,” the deal with added about Purdy coming into the Miami matchup as a backup. “If you come in and you don’t seem confident and you seem very hesitant, then everybody else starts to worry and play hesitant. When you come in and you act like you know what you’re doing and you look like you know what you’re doing, everybody is going to assume you know what you’re doing.”
While it is hardly shocking teammates similar to Williams, Fred Warner and Dre Greenlaw are talking so extremely of their new QB1 this week, membership legend and Hall of Famer Joe Montana raised eyebrows when he lately stated he believes Purdy can information the 49ers to Super Bowl LVII.
San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan informed reporters Wednesday there is a “way outside chance” Garoppolo may return from his newest setback “late in the playoffs” subsequent month. Purdy should put such potential distractions out of his thoughts when the 49ers host the 6-6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers this Sunday.