49ers QB Garoppolo Wins Fan-Vote ‘FedEx Air Player Of The Week’ Award

Dec 22, 2017, 12:00 AM | Updated: Jan 4, 2019, 11:22 am
HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 10: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with general m...
(Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 10: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with general manager John Lynch after the game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on December 10, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

(Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

After earning his third straight win for the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo took home a fan-voted award for his performance in Sunday’s comeback win over the Tennessee Titans.

Garoppolo, now 3-0 as the 49ers starter, was named the NFL “FedEx Air Player of the Week” for Week 15. The award is voted on by the fans on NFL’s website.

He finished Sunday completing 31 of 43 passes for 381 yards and a touchdown.

The other nominees were Giants’ QB Eli Manning and Jaguars’ QB Blake Bortles.

Garoppolo’s popularity has climbed fast in Santa Clara since he was traded from the New England Patriots on October 30.

At Levi’s Stadium, his jersey was sold out earlier this week at the team store.

Despite having a 4-10 record, Garoppolo has brought life to the “Faithful” and hope for future seasons.

Football

Deebo Samuel...
Amiliano Fragoso

What The Terry McLaurin Contract Extension Means For Deebo Samuel

Major news in the NFL landscape broke Tuesday afternoon as the Washington Commanders and wide receiver Terry McLaurin agreed to a three-year contract extension worth up to $71 million, making him one of the highest-paid WRs in the NFL, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal averages over $23 million per season and includes a […]
4 days ago
Deshaun Watson...
Amiliano Fragoso

NFL Seeks Indefinite Suspension For Deshaun Watson, According To Reports

While the hearing to decide Deshaun Watson’s fate is currently underway, reports have leaked that the NFL is recommending an indefinite suspension for the Cleveland Browns quarterback. The indefinite suspension recommendation was first reported by The Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by Yahoo Sports. The NFL hopes the suspension would cover a full season […]
5 days ago
Rob Gronkowski...
Amiliano Fragoso

Rob Gronkowski Announces Retirement From NFL

Former New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ tight end Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement from the NFL Tuesday, via Instagram. The former All-Pro was drafted in 2010 and was instrumental in the Patriots’ dynasty the last decade alongside Tom Brady, winning three Super Bowl rings with New England. “Gronk” then followed Brady down to […]
12 days ago
...
Chris Watkins

Meet Our New NFL Writer Amiliano Fragoso | “KHT-Kage”

A quick introduction to KHTK.com's newest 49ers beat and NFL writer, Amil Fragoso.
30 days ago
Brian Griese...
Amiliano Fragoso

49ers QB Coach Brian Griese On ESPN Departure: They ‘Got A Bigger Fish In Troy Aikman’

Brian Griese is excited about his new opportunity with the 49ers but saw the writing on the wall for his ESPN gig with Troy Aikman hire.
1 month ago
(Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)...
Chris Watkins

Breaking News: Tom Brady Unretires; Will Play 23rd NFL Season

After announcing his NFL departure on February 1st, Tom Brady announced earlier today that he will return for his twenty-third season.
4 months ago
49ers QB Garoppolo Wins Fan-Vote ‘FedEx Air Player Of The Week’ Award