Player Page

Jimmy Garoppolo | Quarterback | #10

Team: New England Patriots
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 225
College: Eastern Illinois
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 2 (62) / NE
Contract: view contract details

Latest News

Recent News

The MMQB's Andrew Brandt believes it is "delusional" to think Jimmy Garoppolo will fetch a first-round pick.
ESPN's Adam Schefter believes the Eagles' haul for Sam Bradford (1st and 4th) is the "starting point" in trade negotiations for Garoppolo, but Brandt does not believe the two situations are comparable, as the Vikings were desperate after losing Teddy Bridgewater to a serious knee injury. If the Patriots cannot nab a first or early-second, they could decide to let Garoppolo play out the final year of his contract and hope for a high conditional pick when he inevitably signs a massive deal in free agency. Jan 24 - 10:52 AM
Source: MMQB

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days

Player News


ESPN's Adam Schefter believes a first- and fourth-round pick would be the "starting point" in trade negotiations for Jimmy Garoppolo.

"I don’t even know if they would do it then," Schefter added. "My own sense on Garoppolo is that they are going to explore that market. That they are going to listen. They are going to see what is out there and if some team steps forward and makes it such that they have to trade him they will, but they are just not going to look to give him away. That is not going to happen." A first and fourth was what the Vikings traded the Eagles for Sam Bradford. The Browns have already been named as one team that will "go hard" after Garoppolo. They have two first-rounders in 2017. The 49ers and Bears could also come calling.
Source: WEEI Boston
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Fox Sports' Mike Lombardi said the Browns will "go hard after" Jimmy Garoppolo this offseason.

Lombardi has worked for both organizations recently, so this is likely not just idle chatter. "I think Cleveland understands, Hue Jackson specifically understands he needs a quarterback. I think they’ll be very aggressive," Lombardi said. "I think Jimmy Garoppolo’s on top of their list, and I think they’ll go hard after him." With Tom Brady showing no signs of slowing down and Garoppolo set to be a free agent in 2018, it makes sense for the Patriots to move the young quarterback this offseason. The Browns have the picks to make a big move if Garoppolo is really their guy. Even though this is a weak draft class for quarterbacks, there could be quite a few interesting options available in free agency and on the trade block this spring.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 09:24:00 AM

Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) is questionable for Week 5.

With Jacoby Brissett (thumb) on injured reserve, Garoppolo will almost certainly be active behind returning starter Tom Brady, but the Patriots will hope he does not take another snap this season.
Source: WEEI
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 11:53:00 AM

Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) is inactive against the Bills in Week 4.

Jacoby Brissett will start. The rest of the Patriots' Week 4 inactives are RB D.J. Foster, OG Jonathan Cooper, LB Elandon Roberts, OT LaAdrian Waddle, CB Eric Rowe, and TE/DL Greg Scruggs.
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 11:38:00 AM

Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) is out for Week 4 against the Bills.

Garoppolo needed a shot just to get through practice this week and took about half his usual reps. He'll probably be available for next week's game in Cleveland but Tom Brady will be back by then. Garoppolo won't even dress for Sunday's game, which means wide receiver Julian Edelman will back up starter Jacoby Brissett at quarterback. Brissett sprained his thumb in last week's win over Houston but is fine for Week 4.
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 10:42:00 AM

According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder, questionable) needed a shot to get through practice this week.

Garoppolo was limited to about 100 throws per day, which is about half his usual workload. The implication is that Garoppolo isn't close to 100 percent but with Tom Brady returning in Week 5, he might push through the pain. Jacoby Brissett's sprained thumb won't affect his status for Sunday, though the Pats would obviously prefer to have Garoppolo under center. The Patriots will see how Garoppolo fares in pregame warmups before deciding on his status for Week 4.
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 09:31:00 AM

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Patriots will "evaluate" Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder, questionable) Sunday morning before deciding on a Week 4 starter.

In other words, he is a game-time decision. All signs have pointed to Garoppolo starting, but it looks like he has at least one more hurdle to clear. Even if he plays, the Patriots should lean heavily on LeGarrette Blount again in their final game before Tom Brady returns from suspension. Garoppolo playing would help the fantasy values of Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, and the rest of the pass catchers.
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 08:31:00 AM

CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports the Patriots haven't committed to Jimmy Garoppolo (questionable, shoulder) as their Week 4 starter.

This conflicts with a previous report Garoppolo will start Sunday. The Patriots are "still determining who their quarterback will be," and could take the decision into pre-game warmups. Garoppolo is still the favorite to start after practicing on a limited basis all week, but his status can't be taken for granted. Daily Slant: It might be best to avoid the Patriots passing game this weekend. With both backup quarterbacks banged up, New England will continue to depend on their ground attack. LeGarrette Blount leads the league in rushing attempts (25 per game), and he’s scored a touchdown in each contest. He also has insane splits when the Patriots win by more than six points. His average line jumps from 9.4/35.2/0.19 to 15.9/79.3/1.09. The Patriots are 6.5-point favorites this weekend against the Bills.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 03:44:00 PM

WEEI's Kirk Minihane reports Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder, questionable) will start Sunday against the Bills.

Garoppolo was always going to start over Jacoby Brissett if healthy, so his shoulder was the only question. After getting in limited practices all week, it seems Garoppolo is ready to get back to work. Tom Brady will return from suspension next week.
Source: WEEI
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 08:17:00 AM

Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) and Jacoby Brissett (thumb) are both listed as questionable for Week 4 against the Bills.

Garoppolo's status is entirely uncertain. Brissett is fully expected to be available for Sunday's game, but he won't start if Garoppolo is healthy enough to play. We only have to deal with this for one last week before Tom Brady's suspension ends. We'll find out the Patriots' Week 4 starter on Sunday morning.
Fri, Sep 30, 2016 04:12:00 PM

CSN New England's Mike Giardi reports Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) is "making good strides" and the "arrow is pointing in the right direction" for him to start Week 4 against Buffalo.

It sounds like he's on the right track to play Sunday against the Bills. Garoppolo's return would be a big boost to Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman in the passing game, though LeGarrette Blount would still be the focal point on offense.
Fri, Sep 30, 2016 09:31:00 AM

Patriots QBs Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) and Jacoby Brissett (thumb) remained "limited" on Thursday.

It's still unclear who will be starting against the Bills. CSN New England reported Wednesday morning that Garoppolo still doesn't have "full mobility in his throwing shoulder." Brissett seems further along in his recovery. It should be considered far from a certainly Garoppolo suits up. Another Brissett start would downgrade the Patriots' skill players across the board, save LeGarrette Blount.
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 03:45:00 PM

Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) and Jacoby Brissett (thumb) both were at practice Thursday.

Both were limited on Wednesday. It was just a walkthrough, but it is looking more and more likely Garoppolo will play Sunday. He will be a solid streaming option at home against the Bills.
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 12:15:00 PM

Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) and Jacoby Brissett (thumb) were both limited participants at Wednesday's practice.

Garoppolo reportedly is "still in pain and doesn't yet have full mobility" in his throwing shoulder, but he didn't look any worse for the wear while throwing at Wednesday's practice. He and Brissett split the first-team reps. Don't expect gamesman coach Bill Belichick to name a starter until the end of the week.
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 01:26:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Tom Brady
2Jimmy Garoppolo
RB1LeGarrette Blount
2James White
3Dion Lewis
4Brandon Bolden
GLB1LeGarrette Blount
2James White
3RB1James White
2Dion Lewis
WR11Julian Edelman
2Danny Amendola
3Matthew Slater
WR21Chris Hogan
2Michael Floyd
3Malcolm Mitchell
WR31Malcolm Mitchell
TE1Martellus Bennett
2Matt Lengel
3Rob Housler
LT1Nate Solder
2LaAdrian Waddle
LG1Joe Thuney
2Ted Karras
C1David Andrews
RG1Shaq Mason
2Tre' Jackson
RT1Marcus Cannon
2Cameron Fleming
K1Stephen Gostkowski