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According to Jordan Schultz, the Steelers and Commanders reportedly are both “highly intrigued” by Jimmy Garoppolo. Schultz notes that Matt Canada's offensive schemes are not that much different than what Garoppolo ran with the 49ers and that Ron Rivera feel like the Commanders can win now and they have the cap space to make a move.
Garoppolo is scheduled to make over $25 million in 2022, so it's a high price to pay, but Tim Kawakami of The Athletic doesn't think a team will have to give up a high draft pick in a trade with the 49ers. "Folks, the 49ers aren't getting a 1st-round pick for Garoppolo," Kawakami tweeted. "Probably not a 2nd-round pick and maybe not a 3rd-rounder, either. At least not in this year's draft."
Adam Schefter of ESPN revealed on Tuesday that Garoppolo is expected to soon undergo shoulder surgery that would sideline him until this summer. It is not expected to impact his trade, however. Garoppolo injured his shoulder during the wild-card win over Dallas.
Schefter is also hearing that there's “significant interest” in Garoppolo from multiple teams.