Jimmy Garoppolo underwent foot surgery after signing with Raiders in March: report

quarterback jimmy garoppolo According to The Athletic, he underwent foot surgery in March after signing with the Las Vegas Raiders.

Garoppolo arrived attackers facility He was about to sign his contract in mid-March, a three-year, $72.75 million deal that included $45 million in guaranteed money, but his physical stalled the process.

The Raiders didn̵7;t like what they saw in Garoppolo’s leg, which was broken during the San Francisco 49ers’ win over the Miami Dolphins.

Garoppolo’s injury led to the emergence of Brock Purdy, the final selection of the 2022 NFL Draft, leading the 49ers to two winning seasons.


Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo takes questions at a news conference on March 17, 2023 in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Garoppolo initially considered surgery for the fracture, but the 49ers’ medical staff did not believe it was necessary. The Raiders staff thought he needed it.

Garoppolo and the Raiders agreed to a contract, and he was projected as the next quarterback in Sin City after signing with former Raiders QB Derek Carr. new orleans saints,

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After his introduction, where Garoppolo spoke about his enthusiasm and determination to win in Las Vegas, he underwent surgery.

The big question now is whether Garoppolo will be ready for the season. Head coach Josh McDaniel didn’t seem too concerned about Garoppolo’s situation.

“We don’t play a game for 100 days,” he said via the Associated Press. “Everything that has happened since signing Jimmy, we knew ahead of time.

Jimmy Garoppolo vs. The Saints

Jimmy Garoppolo of the San Francisco 49ers warms up before a game against the New Orleans Saints at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. November 27, 2022. (Theron W. Henderson/Getty Images)

“Our priority is not to push it and repel anyone at this time.”

Garoppolo is being held out of OTAs, and could be held out completely until July, when training camp starts.

Jarrett Stidham is also moving on from the Raiders and denver broncosThe Raiders have veteran Brian Hoyer as Garoppolo’s backup for the 2023 season. Aidan O’Connell and Chase Garbers are also on the depth chart.

Jimmy Garoppolo Joins the Raiders

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is introduced at the Las Vegas Raiders Headquarters/Intermountain Healthcare Performance Center on March 17, 2023 in Henderson, Nev. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images)

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in his ninth NFL season Last year, his sixth with the 49ers, Garopolo started 10 games for 2,437 yards, 16 touchdowns and four interceptions. Trey Lance initially beat him out during a training camp fight, but he quickly returned to the starting role after Lance suffered a season-ending injury.