However, the idea was squashed within a day or two. He elaborated, "When you're talking about one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time with Tom Brady, of course you're going to have some internal discussion. But within a day or two, Kyle (Shanahan) and I looked at each other and said, 'You know what, we really like what we have in Jimmy.' We love everything that he brings and we really believe it's a long-term answer". Garoppolo helped the 49ers reach the Super Bowl last season but was propped up by a dominant defense and an even more dominant rushing attack. It remains to be seen if he can truly help elevate the teammates around him.