QB - SF
Everything I've heard is Lance is at least one year away, maybe two. That was the perception anyway. Now I'm hearing the 49'ers thought Lance was the most pro ready in the draft. He could start much earlier than many pundits thought. Nick Mullens and CJ Beathard are gone. That leaves only Trey Lance and Josh Rosen as the backups. Lance isn't very accurate, but he's incredibly sharp, loves to study film, & read defenses. The comp scouts gave was Josh Allen. Lance is big and can run. That's valuable in fantasy. The 49'ers have plenty of weapons. If he gets a shot, he could make a huge impact.
Right now, Lance's ADP is simply lying in wait and ready to catapult as soon as the preseason hits. Once fantasy managers see Lance on the field with this offense, we're going to see his ADP skyrocket. The one thing that could hold it back though is the uncertainty regarding how long Jimmy G will remain the starter in SF. The bye week is the most likely outcome for when we see Kyle Shanahan switch things over to Lance, but there's still a strong possibility that we see Lance on the field as early as Week 1. This will be one of the most fascinating situations to watch throughout training camp and the pre-season. Once Lance sees the field, he's going to be immediately on the redraft radar with his rushing mobility and the receiving weapons he has at his disposal.
It's not just that Jimmy Garoppolo is struggling with the same stuff in 2021. It's more that Trey Lance is a perfect fit in Kyle Shanahan's offense, and he's showing it already. Why Jimmy G could be running out of air sooner than later. @NFL_DougFarrar
Could be a great guy to draft with one of your last couple of picks, as he could be starting games by mid-season.
Trey Lance may have sat out last season, but his 2019 college stats and his pro day screamed elite-level talent. I guess that the 49ers will pivot to Lance midway through the '21 season. His sitting out two straight seasons would be detrimental to his development. Lance has Steve McNair-like talent and is a bright student of the game. His film speaks for itself, and I have little concern about his level of competition. He threw 28 TDs with 0 TD's in '19 and rushed for 1,100 yards with 14 rushing TDs in 16 games. He's going to be a fantasy force. Be aggressive in dynasty formats (especially Superflex). In redraft Superflex leagues, he's a draft and stash QB3.
Keep an eye on Trey Lance, when it is time for him to take over the 49ers offense, he will be a difference-maker in fantasy, The only question is when.
When he becomes the starter.... lookout. Huge Konami upside. If he is a Week 1 starter, he'd rank Top-15 for me.
Going to be surrounded by talent and coaching. Sky is the limit.
This was a best-case scenario for Lance, as he landed with a bright playcaller who'll utilize his strengths. On top of that, they mortgaged their future to come up and acquire him, so they're going to give him every opportunity, even if he struggles out of the gate. With his big arm and incredible mobility, a future top-five fantasy quarterback is what we may have.
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