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NFL World Reacts To Jimmy Garoppolo Injury News

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo looks to throw the ball.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - DECEMBER 23: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers drops back to pass in the first quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on December 23, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Jimmy Garoppolo will not be 100 percent when the 49ers battle the Packers on Saturday.

Garoppolo played with a torn ligament in his throwing thumb when the 49ers battle the Cowboys on Sunday. He did just enough to get San Francisco to this weekend's Divisional Round.

However, Garoppolo suffered another potentially-serious injury during Sunday's game.

Per Kyle Shanahan, Garoppolo sprained his throwing shoulder late in the first half. The good news is he'll be practicing this week. The bad news is he'll be playing with two injuries at frigid Lambeau on Saturday. Either way, 49ers fans are getting nervous.

"If the #49ers theoretically wanted to sub in Trey Lance for all or part of the game against Green Bay, without hurting Garoppolo's trade value, this temporary injury sure would be a good thing to announce," one fan said. "Lance played in a couple of cold games at North Dakota State, I'd bet."

"Death, taxes and another Jimmy G injury. Sheesh," another commented.

"Well that makes sense now that I think about it, man’s was on fire to begin the game," a fan said.

"Sooooo does Lance play Saturday? Because 2nd half jimmy was not good," a fan asked.

It's going to be very interesting to see how Kyle Shanahan maneuvers this.

Jimmy Garoppolo's accuracy dropped significantly in the second half of Sunday's game. But turning the keys over to a rookie to face the Packers at a frigid Lambeau would probably be a disaster.