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Matt Maiocco says the Brock Purdy story ranks among the wildest in 49ers history

Jan 23, 2023, 3:37 PM | Updated: 3:51 pm
Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Dallas Cowboys during the firs...
SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 22: Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Levi's Stadium on January 22, 2023 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Matt Maiocco, San Francisco 49ers reporter for NBC Sports Bay Area, joined Deuce and Mo on their inaugural episode to talk about the team’s win over the Dallas Cowboys, what’s impressed him the most about rookie quarterback Brock Purdy and looks ahead to Sunday’s matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Topics discussed include:

  • Why the Brock Purdy story ranks among the wildest football stories with the 49ers.
  • What has impressed the veterans the most about Purdy’s game
  • How the San Francisco 49ers have been able to consistently discover late-round talent like Purdy
  • There’s no question that Brock Purdy played a better game than Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott
  • “You couldn’t ask for anything more than he’s given this team.”
  • What does Purdy’s recent play mean for the 49ers’ quarterback position going forward?
  • “He [Brock Purdy] just has this ‘it’ factor.”
  • Why the 49ers’ matchup with the Eagles is going to be “a battle.”

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Matt Maiocco.

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