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Ryan Leaf says that Brock Purdy ‘is an elite quarterback’

Feb 6, 2024, 9:53 AM

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 08: Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after a...

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As we inch closer to Sunday’s highly anticipated Super Bowl matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, all eyes are shifting to Brock Purdy as ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ prepares to take the grandest stage in American sports.

During Tuesday morning’s edition of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross, former NFL quarterback and current analyst Ryan Leaf joined the show to talk about his career and personal journey, share his opinion on Purdy, give his Super Bowl prediction, and much more!

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Topics Discussed

  • Dave highlights Ryan’s path to where he is today
  • “What has happened in your past isn’t your legacy. It’s what you do going forward.”
  • How has Ryan handled adversity on social media?
  • “Once you like the guy that you see in the mirror, you’re okay.”
  • Diving into the Super Bowl matchup between the 49ers and Chiefs
  • Leaf says that he doesn’t understand the skeptics regarding Brock Purdy’s play
  • “I think he’s incredible… He is an elite quarterback.”
  • Why does Purdy receive criticism even though his individual and team numbers are good?
  • Leaf says that Purdy “was born to play quarterback.”
  • Who will win the Super Bowl?

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