Jeff Howe explains why Kyle Shanahan should be Coach of the Year

Jan 26, 2023, 8:44 AM
Head coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers throws the replay flag during the second half i...
SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 24: Head coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers throws the replay flag during the second half in the game against the Washington Commanders at Levi's Stadium on December 24, 2022 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

The Athletic’s Jeff Howe joined Cattles & Ramie on Wednesday to discuss the latest storylines around the NFL, including if Brock Purdy is the 49ers’ starting quarterback next year, why Kyle Shanahan should be the coach of the year and how Patrick Mahomes is feeling.

Topics discussed include:

  • Is there anything Brock Purdy can to do lose next year’s starting quarterback position with the 49ers?
  • “I don’t know how you come out of this season thinking anything other than Brock Purdy is the starting quarterback next year.”
  • Why so many experts are picking the Eagles over the 49ers
  • Who is getting the Coach of the Year award and why
  • “I would pick Kyle Shanahan. What’s the purpose of playing an NFL season? It’s to try to win a super bowl. And [Brian] Daboll and [Doug] Pederson did some unbelievably impressive things. I take absolutely nothing away from those guys. But Kyle Shanahan has this team on the doorstep of the Super Bowl with a third-string quarterback. And not just that, the Niners are scoring more points than any team in the league since Brock Purdy took over like that’s not supposed to happen.”
  • What should fans anticipate seeing from Patrick Mahomes this Sunday against Cincinnati?
  • How big is the chip on the Bengals’ shoulder?
  • Where does Derek Carr end up next year?

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