Beathard and Nick Mullens will start the offseason program on even ground in a competition for the No. 2 quarterback job, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. "We'll rotate C.J. (Beathard) and Nick (Mullens) with the twos," coach Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday. "(We'll) flip a coin the first day."
A 2017 third-round pick, Beathard has just one victory in 10 NFL starts, with his functional ability to move the ball (6.8 YPA, 4.6 YPC) negated by a plethora of sacks (37), interceptions (13) and fumbles (eight). Mullens lacks the draft pedigree and had the same issues with sloppy mistakes, but he at least went 3-5 as the starter last season while completing 64.2 percent of his passes for 8.3 yards per attempt. With two capable backup quarterbacks on hand, the 49ers would be wise to consider a trade, though it's far from a sure thing with Jimmy Garoppolo working his way back from an ACL tear. Despite what Shanahan said, Mullens should have the upper hand in this competition. Mar 27 11:44 am (EST)
- Beathard started five games for the 49ers this season, finishing with 1,252 passing yards, eight touchdowns and seven interceptions while completing 60 percent of his passes.
- Beathard will remain the 49ers' backup quarterback for the team's Week 13 game with the Seahawks after coach Kyle Shanahan announced Monday that Nick Mullens would retain the starting role, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
- Beathard may get another chance to start for the 49ers at some point in December, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. All C.J. Beathard News
2019 PRESEASON PROJECTIONS
2019 PRESEASON RANKINGS
2018 SEASON STATS
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|Dec 30||L 48 - 32||@ LA||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Dec 23||L 14 - 9||CHI||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Dec 16||W 26 - 23||SEA||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Dec 09||W 20 - 14||DEN||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Dec 02||L 43 - 16||@ SEA||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Nov 25||L 27 - 9||@ TB||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Nov 12||L 27 - 23||NYG||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Nov 01||W 34 - 3||OAK||2||2||17||0||0||0||0||0|
|Oct 28||L 18 - 15||@ ARI||28||14||190||1||0||5||9||0|
|Oct 21||L 39 - 10||LA||27||15||170||1||2||2||13||0|
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