Scouting report reveals what contributed to 49ers QB Brock Purdy’s decline in the NFL draft

Rookie Brody Purdy took the NFL up entrance since changing into quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers in December.

The previous standout from the state of Iowa obtained the title “Mr. Irrelevant” after being chosen by the 49ers with the ultimate 2022 draft choose. Nonetheless, a scouting report offers a sign of a staff’s curiosity within the quarterback’s draft.

The athlete obtained a scouting report that touched on Purdy’s optimistic attributes in addition to a few of his potential disadvantages.

In keeping with the report, a scout stated Purdy was “very mature and skilled.” He was a four-year starter throughout his faculty soccer cease.

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Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers runs off the field after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Wild Card Playoff game January 14, 2023 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers runs off the sector after defeating the Seattle Seahawks within the NFC Wild Card Playoff sport January 14, 2023 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
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A coach additionally identified his bodily limitations. “Didn’t take a look at effectively, restricted athlete who has most physique,” the report stated, noting weaknesses as “restricted arm, each by way of power and throwing repertoire.”

“I do not bear in mind him shifting like that in Iowa state and he did not take a look at effectively. He jumped 27 inches, which is terrible. He ran 4.85 (4.84). He is bought quick arms, actually quick, and he is bought small palms. He is 6-1 and his arm is ok. The twitch simply wasn’t actually there. His quick shuttle was superb – 4.45 – that is not excellent,” stated the coach.

Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers walks past during an NFL divisional round playoff football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium January 22, 2023 in Santa Clara, California.

Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers walks previous throughout an NFL divisional spherical playoff soccer sport between the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys at Levi’s Stadium January 22, 2023 in Santa Clara, California.
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49ERS’ BROCK PURDY IS PRAISED HOWEVER REMAINING HIS CONFIDENCE IN PICTURE BEFORE NFC TITLE

The 49ers beforehand drafted quarterback Trey Lance with the quantity 3 choose within the 2021 draft. San Francisco appeared poised handy over the keys of the franchise to Lance for the 2022 season, and Purdy was not anticipated to contribute this yr.

A number of months after Purdy’s draft, the Niners determined to reshuffle veteran quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s contract, inflicting him to conform to a one-year restricted contract to function Lance’s alternative. However Lance suffered a season-ending damage in Week 2, and Garoppolo later went down with a foot damage, out of the blue forcing Purdy into the beginning function.

Purdy has not misplaced a sport since being named a starter. His subsequent take a look at is on Sunday for the NFC Championship in opposition to the highest seeds Philly Eagles. Purdy would be the fifth rookie quarterback to start out a convention championship sport.

Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers falls back to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first half on December 11, 2022 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers falls again to tackle the Tampa Bay Buccaneers within the first half on December 11, 2022 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
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The coach who rated Purdy stated the 23-year-old’s potential to course of defensive schemes contributed to his success.

“He is processing a variety of pre-snap info as a result of they’re doing a variety of motion, shifts, kills and alerts on this offense. Simply snatching the ball and figuring out move the ball might be troublesome. His composure late down – he did not make a variety of foolish errors – was actually spectacular,” stated the coach, who believes Purdy can be thought-about a second or third spherical participant immediately.

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Purdy has thrown for 1,374 yards, 13 touchdowns and 4 interceptions, with a 67.1 p.c completion share over his 9 NFL sport profession.