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No regret from team
San Francisco CEO Jed York defended the team's decision to draft Lance with the third overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft when discussing the matter Tuesday, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports.
Team not looking to deal
Aiyuk is expected to have the fifth-year option on his rookie contract picked up, keeping the receiver in San Francisco through 2024, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Viewed as starter when healthy
Purdy is expected to be the 49ers' starting quarterback next season once he's healthy, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Joining coach in Houston
Ridgeway is expected to sign a one-year, $4 million contract with the Texans, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Could be Week 1 starter
Darnold signed with the 49ers on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports, and he could wind up beginning the 2023 season as the team's starting quarterback.
Gem in free-agent class?
McGlinchey's body of work over his first five seasons and massive dimensions should make him highly coveted in free agency, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports.
Trio of likely trade candidates
Garoppolo's likeliest trade destinations are Carolina, Las Vegas and Houston, Grant Gordon of NFL.com suggests.
Says he'll test free agency
Gould will test free agency and expects to sign with a team other than the 49ers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Aced key cognition test
Purdy scored in the mid-90s on the S2 Cognition test in the pre-draft process, and a high score on this test has been predictive of NFL success, according to Matt Barrows of The Athletic.
Odds for Week 1 job could be rising
Lance's chances of opening the regular season as the 49ers' starting quarterback presumably increased after Brock Purdy's elbow surgery -- which had been scheduled for Wednesday -- was delayed, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Elbow procedure delayed
Surgery to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament in Purdy's right elbow has been delayed, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Hoping to stay in San Francisco
Brendel is interested in returning to the 49ers in 2023, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Unlikely to get fifth-year option
Kinlaw isn't expected to have the fifth-year option on his rookie contract picked up, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
Dealt with arm fatigue
Lance revealed that he threw for nearly 20 months straight without a break prior to entering the NFL, leading to some arm fatigue in his rookie season, according to Charean Williams of Pro Football Talk.
Could land with Raiders
Garoppolo could sign with Las Vegas this offseason, Paul Gutierrez of ESPN reports.
Has interest from Bucs
According to Mike Garafolo via fellow NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, the Buccaneers are interested in Garoppolo but may not have the financial flexibility to pursue him.
Purdy is expected to undergo surgery in two weeks to repair his torn UCL, Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press reports.
Named NFL DPOY
Bosa was named the NFL's AP Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday.
Opts for surgical route
Purdy has opted for surgery to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow, with the procedure set to take place Feb. 22, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Could follow coach to Houston
Ward might end up signing with the Texans after former 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans was hired to be Houston's new head coach, Matt Barrows of The Athletic speculates.
Presumed starter when healthy
Purdy will likely reclaim the 49ers' No. 1 quarterback role once he's fully recovered from his elbow injury, Matt Barrows of The Athletic speculates.
Hoping to return to 49ers
McGlinchey wants to re-sign with the 49ers this offseason, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Committed to playing in 2023
Williams will "for sure" play in 2023, Grant Gordon of NFL.com reports.
Could be fit for Atlanta
Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com relays that one NFL personnel evaluator believes Garoppolo would be a logical fit to become the Falcons' quarterback next season.
Extension may come in summer
Niners general manager John Lynch said Wednesday that an extension for Bosa may not be completed until shortly before the start of training camp, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.