But that didn’t happen either. But the context and possibility behind this would-be proposition and earlier reports make the suggestion harder to digest and predict. A healthy supporting cast makes me like him more. SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Nick Mullens #4 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up prior to their game against the Oakland Raiders at Levi's Stadium on November 1, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Mullens also beat out fellow backup quarterback C.J. Don't believe me? Should another team want to outbid the Niners, that team would have to give up the associated pick in exchange. Perhaps this helps set the line to replace Mullens down the road, if the 49ers are actually intending on moving him at some point in 2021 or 2022. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images). Jones has an arsenal of weapons at his disposal and will likely put up similar rushing stats as Dak did under Garrett. San Francisco 49ers news from FanSided Daily, San Francisco 49ers: 3 players whose jobs are in jeopardy after 2020 NFL Draft, Support a great cause and get this San Francisco 49ers t-shirt, recently signed his exclusive-rights free-agent tender, nearly $950,000 against $176,572 in dead money, first- or second-round restricted free-agent tender, How Joe Staley retirement shakes up 49ers depth chart, Jerry Jeudy Taken by Jaguars in B/R User 2020 NFL Mock Draft, 49ers 2020 draft class: 5 rookies who'll impress most in training camp, Jared Mayden was 49ers best undrafted free-agent signing. Now the team which was third in the passing volume charts could fall into the mid-field. Mullens put the 49ers up 14-8 in the third quarter with a five-yard touchdown pass to George Kittle, but he let the Eagles seize control in the fourth quarter with a pair of costly turnovers. Regardless of Beathard’s future, he’s not a viable backup option. http://media.49ers.com/section_display.cfm?section_id=338: 49ers.com. Jones is going to be very relevant in 2020 with the supporting cast that he has around him. - @EvanSilva, Flashed his upside with multiple 4+ TD, 30 FP days (only Lamar Jackson had more). Your privacy is safe with us. In fact, he has one of the toughest schedules in the league, though the start is just brutal. Yet in reality, all it says is the 49ers weren’t interested in any offers other teams were making at that particular moment in time. Mullens is. Beathard for the No. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Looking for Start/Sit Advice? Mullens is the lone backup with trade value, not Beathard. No, I'm a California resident looking for the California Consumer Privacy Act form. Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott was 6th, 10th, 11th, and 2nd in fantasy points by quarterbacks under Jason Garrett. Reportedly got a bunch of phone calls with trade interest about Nick Mullens. 3 … They wouldn't trade him." On the other hand, he had eight games where his TD count was as bad as, or worse than, his intercept count. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. His ability to pick up yards on the ground certainly helps his floor and he should be fantasy relevant more often than he's not this season. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images). And since it didn’t, don’t expect the 49ers to move Mullens anytime soon. Under Jason Garrett, Dak Prescott's end of season finishes were QB 6, 10, 11, and 2. Those players aren’t free agents at all. San Francisco 49ers: 3 discreet challenges team will face in 2020, the ideal route for San Francisco would be trading Beathard, David Griffin Says 'Best Basketball' Awaits Pelicans After NBA Hiatus Ends. Go to Who Should I Start. To make matters worse, Joe Judge has popped up with an offense focussed on running the ball. And the 49ers likely understand this, perhaps even asking for that kind of compensation when the teams Lombardi mentioned were inquiring about a would-be Mullens trade. ^ San Francisco 49ers 2018 Media Guide. A near-million is a lot to pay for an underwhelming backup, and Beathard is poised to hit the free-agent market in 2021 anyway. Eagles bolster late lead on terrible Nick Mullens pick-six (Video) The Eagles took an interception to the house after a bad throw by Nick Mullens. If the San Francisco 49ers were interested in trading off quarterback Nick Mullens, they would have done so by now. True, it’s important to have a quality backup, especially when recalling how San Francisco’s 2018 campaign completely fell apart when Garoppolo suffered his season-ending ACL tear. What his 2019 season reminded me of was 2018 Mitch Trubisky. All it takes is for one team out there to get a little desperate, sending over perhaps a second- or high third-round pick for Mullens — a perceived massive overpayment, probably according to some, yet much more understandable during the tumultuous events of the NFL Draft itself. Disclosures. An injured Tate/Slayton/Shepherd/Engram forces me to like him less. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. So, while the Niners haven’t appeared to be inclined to trade Mullens this offseason yet, the non-actions do nothing to suggest they stick with this plan when the NFL Draft rolls around in late April. Outside of those four explosion games, Jones was a train wreck, finishing with 14.7 or fewer fantasy points in the eight other games he started. I have no idea what to make of Daniel Jones. Speaking on the GM Shuffle podcast, The Athletic’s Michael Lombardi reported the Niners turned down every offer to acquire Mullens through a trade this offseason. SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Nick Mullens #4 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up prior to their game against the Oakland Raiders at Levi's Stadium on November 1, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. Here's a fun fact: Jones had two of the top-10 single game performances by quarterbacks in 2019. He averaged 211.5 passing yards with nine total TDs and 12 interceptions over his other eight starts. The stats highlighted in The Primer: Draft Day Edition back that up. But the … Beathard and his 1-9 starter’s record at the NFL level doesn’t suggest he’s a solid part of that contingency, even though the Niners kept him on the 53-man roster a year ago. On the surface, this would seem to indicate San Francisco has zero interest trading its immediate quarterbacking reserve behind its starter, Jimmy Garoppolo. In 2QB formats, he's the ideal solution, as he has job security, rushing upside, and his defense is horrendous. Click here to confirm your accessLogin Now. 1. And it means he’ll play 2020 on a one-year, $750,000 deal. What’s 49ers worst NFL Draft pick of the last decade? Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on San Francisco 49ers and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. There are a few reasons to come to this conclusion. The other wrinkle in this is San Francisco signing another undrafted free-agent quarterback, Broc Rutter, out of a Division III school, North Central College. For starters, Mullens is cheap. Jones racked up 17 total TDs without an interception while averaging 329.5 passing yards over four 2019 games at Tampa Bay, Detroit, the Jets and Washington. Nick Mullens … Chew on this, though: If you think the 49ers have no need for Beathard, what makes you think another team would want to give up assets for him? In 6 points per passing TD leagues, Jones had four games of over 36 fantasy points and eight games under 20 fantasy points. Your privacy is safe with us. He has a solid stable of weapons and one of the best RBs in football by his side now it's up to him. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. "They turned down every trade offer for Nick Mullens.