Brock Purdy ‘the rationale’ 49ers went to NFC Championship, Fred Warner claims
Warner credits Purdy as ‘reason’ 49ers went to NFC title game initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Even after a devastating loss, 49ers linebacker Fred Warner made positive to offer rookie quarterback Brock Purdy his flowers.
After San Francisco’s season ended in a 31-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Sunday’s NFC Championship Recreation at Lincoln Monetary Discipline, Warner praised the job Purdy did in his quick time because the 49ers’ beginning quarterback.
“He ain’t received nothing to be unhappy about,” Warner instructed reporters postgame. “He is the rationale we even received to this recreation.”
The All-Professional added that when veteran Jimmy Garoppolo broke his foot in Week 13 towards the Miami Dolphins, the group questioned what would occur after watching its second quarterback go down with a season-ending injury.
It was Purdy who stabilized the ship and helped the 49ers win 10 straight wins to shut the 2022 NFL common season, in the end main the group to a date with the Eagles for the NFC title.
“He is the rationale we’re right here proper now and like I stated, unlucky what occurred, him getting damage and [backup quarterback] Josh [Johnson] getting damage, we simply could not do sufficient to discover a technique to win,” Warner concluded.
San Francisco’s matchup with Philadelphia went awry in a short time, with Purdy struggling an elbow damage within the first quarter that severely restricted what he might do. After he was changed by Johnson, Purdy remained on the sideline, hoping that he would be capable to throw successfully.
When Johnson was dominated out of the game with a concussion, Purdy re-entered the sport within the third quarter, although the 49ers ran the ball virtually completely. Coach Kyle Shanahan shared the extent of Purdy’s abilities after the injury.
“He couldn’t throw,” Shanahan instructed reporters postgame. “He wouldn’t have gone again in until he needed to.”
Purdy described the state of affairs to reporters after the sport, stating that he couldn’t throw the ball greater than 5 or 10 yards.
“My arm, felt prefer it stretched out,” Purdy defined. “Simply felt like a extremely loads of shocks throughout from my elbow right down to my wrist, back and front. Simply ache actually throughout.”
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It stays to be seen how the 49ers will bounce again from this loss.
However one factor is definite: Purdy did all he might to assist the group, and Warner appreciates the rookie’s effort.