NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger always does a fantastic job of explaining plays and breaking it down for the casual fan. Baldy made a video breaking down San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and his stellar performance against the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday.
Before we get to that, here are some of his other breakdowns on the Niners from this week. The first play is why Kyle Shanahan is known as the best play designer/caller in the sport. How often do we see screens get blown up by a defensive lineman, and the quarterback has to throw the ball away? On the play below, there’s a built-in over route. Here it is:
Good luck stopping that.
George Kittle’s touchdown is a clip that will be played over and over. The way he stiff-armed Budda Baker, then screamed at him from the bench afterwards was must-see TV. You’ve seen it 100 times by now, so why not make it 101.
Finally, a five-minute video breaking down Jimmy G.