Jeff Garcia says there ‘is no ceiling’ for 49ers QB Brock Purdy

May 8, 2024, 10:03 AM | Updated: 10:10 am

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 11: Quarterback Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers scrambles against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second quarter of Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Chiefs defeated the 49ers 25-22 in overtime. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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As we continue to wait for football’s return, The Drive Guys talked with a four-time Pro Bowl talent who spent five seasons under center for the San Francisco 49ers.

Former 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia joined Kevin Gleason and Scott Marsh this week to talk all things football, discuss what Brock Purdy needs to do to become the next great San Francisco QB, share his thoughts on the 49ers’ picks from the 2024 NFL Draft, and much more!

Plus: Is this the “last dance” for this 49ers core?

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Topics Discussed with former 49ers QB Jeff Garcia

  • The Dwight Clark Legacy Series will take place on Thursday, May 16th in San Jose.
  • What does it mean for Jeff to be part of San Francisco’s lineage of outstanding quarterbacks?
  • “Hard to express… I grew up a 49ers fan… It really was a childhood dream come true.”
  • How good can Brock Purdy be? Is he the next great San Francisco quarterback?
  • “I think you need to let Brock be Brock… What he has done in his season and a half of started is unprecedented.”
  • Is Kyle Shanahan’s offense similar to the offense Garcia’s team ran during his playing days?
  • Was it surprising to see the 49ers draft wide receiver Ricky Pearsall with their first-round pick?
  • How much did Garcia learn from Steve Young during his time in San Francisco?
  • Did Chicago get it right by trading away Justin Fields and drafting Caleb Williams?
  • Is the 2024 season a ‘Last Dance’ for this 49ers core?
  • “They’re built well, they’re built strong… It’s all about health.”

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Key offseason dates for Brock Purdy & the San Francisco 49ers

  • May 10-11 – Rookie Minicamp
  • May 20-21, May 23, May 28-29, May 31–OTAs
  • June 4-6  Mandatory Minicamp

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