The 2020 season is a essential turning point for the 49ers in their quest for an prolonged championship window. Possibly no participant is extra well-known to their success in the rapid and long length of time than quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
He went 13-3 in his first corpulent season as a starter, but he gained’t be in a position to repeat that success on his possess.
Listed below are six avid gamers that have to step up in 2020 to abet Garoppolo utilize a step forward:
WR Dante Pettis
Pettis’ rocky second season held the 49ers’ passing assault abet some. It took off when Emmanuel Sanders arrived by ability of a midseason alternate, but Garoppolo completed the season throwing to effectively the identical three receivers every recreation. Pettis showed the flexibility to be a possibility the least bit three ranges right through his rookie season, and he’ll have to step correct into a extra prominent characteristic in 2020 to abet hang up a few of the slack after Sanders’ departure in the offseason. He doesn’t will must be a No. 1 or perhaps a No. 2 receiver, but he has to compose extra than 24 targets.