Jimmy Garrppolo’s highly anticipated 2018 season lasted a mere 3 weeks for.
The 49ers QB suffered this non-contact left leg injury after planting to stay inbounds during his team’s loss to the Chiefs Sunday in Kansas City.
Jimmy G injured after this play pic.twitter.com/wDNQCxdhs5
— Cameron DaSilva (@camdasilva) September 23, 2018
Team doctors feared Garropolo tore his ACL after initial tests, and an MRI confirmed such Monday.
MRI showed what 49ers feared: Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL and his season is over, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 24, 2018
Garropolo was given a then NFL-record $27.5 million per season on his new five-year deal with a whopping $74.1 million in guarantees and a $35 million signing bonus this offseason.