SANTA CLARA — Tuesday afternoon, the 49ers introduced their newest player, the man they hope will be their quarterback of the future — Jimmy Garoppolo. “Hope” is the operative word.
During his press conference, Garoppolo smiled, acted polite and said all the right things. Except the ultimate thing — that he wants to play for the 49ers in the long term. He is scheduled to be a free agent after this season, and the 49ers traded for him without signing him to a contract extension.
“I guess we’ll see what happens,” Garoppolo said.
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