Three reasons the 49ers made Garoppolo the NFL's highest paid player

Here are a few things you should know about Jimmy Garoppolo, the quarterback the 49ers signed for a record-breaking $137.5 million 5 year contract.
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Here are a few things you should know about Jimmy Garoppolo, the quarterback the 49ers signed for a record-breaking $137.5 million 5 year contract.
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49ers remain cap-rich after Garoppolo deal

February 09, 2018 12:54 PM

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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