San Francisco 49ers News, March 28: 62-Year-Old Steve Young Proves He Can Still Throw, Brock Purdy’s Motivational Speech, and More

Here's the latest news involving the San Francisco 49ers, including Brock Purdy's postgame speech, Steve Young proving he can still throw, and more.

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York spoke highly of starting quarterback Brock Purdy during his media availability at the NFL‘s annual league meetings. York mentioned that signing Purdy to a massive extension would be a “good problem” for the team to have.

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While York was praising Purdy and discussing the quarterback’s pending potential payday, Purdy offered words of wisdom during his postgame speech to his alma mater, Iowa State, and their women’s basketball team. All of that and more in today’s 49ers news!

49ers Ownership Preparing for Massive Brock Purdy Contract Extension – ‘It’s a Good Problem’

It’s clear that San Francisco’s ownership group is prepared to sign Purdy to a massive contract extension in 2025. If the Niners continue to have success in 2024, Purdy will be in line for a huge raise following next season. York discussed Purdy’s potential new deal and believes that it would be a “good problem” for the Niners to potentially deal with.

READ MORE: Jed York Discusses Brock Purdy’s Contract Extension

Dallas Robinson’s 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Chargers Land Marvin Harrison Jr. After Early QB Run, Jets Grab Brock Bowers

The Niners are loaded with draft picks heading into the 2024 NFL Draft. While San Francisco did a good job filling its biggest voids in free agency, there is still work to do. Pro Football Network’s Dallas Robinson released his latest mock draft and has the Niners addressing their questionable offensive line with a promising offensive tackle prospect.

CONTINUE READING: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

2024 NFL Free Agent Rankings: Available Options Include Justin Simmons, Mekhi Becton, Odell Beckham Jr., and Others

If the 49ers don’t want to address offensive tackle in the 2024 NFL Draft, there are still several intriguing options remaining in free agency. Former New York Jets starting left tackle Mekhi Becton is still available, despite visiting the Cincinnati Bengals. Former Kansas City Chiefs starting left tackle Donovan Smith is still somehow available as well.

KEEP READING: Pro Football Network’s Free Agent Rankings

Brock Purdy’s Motivational Postgame Speech to Iowa State

Following an impressive run in the NCAA Tournament, Iowa State’s women’s basketball team lost to Stanford in the second round. Following the disappointing loss, Purdy joined the team in the locker room to offer some words of wisdom. Purdy told his alma mater how proud he was of their performance and reassured them that they had nothing to be ashamed of.

SOURCE: Iowa State Women’s Basketball on X (formerly Twitter)

Steve Young Showcases His Arm at BYU’s Alumni Game

While the Niners are prepared to potentially sign Purdy to a massive contract extension in 2025, another legend proved that he still has it. Former 49ers quarterback Steve Young appeared at BYU’s alumni game and showcased his impressive arm. Despite being 62 years old, Young fired a touchdown pass into the back corner of the endzone.

SOURCE: Steve Young on X (formerly Twitter)

Report: Niners Hosting Oregon Defensive Lineman Brandon Dorlus on Top-30 Visit

Following the release of former Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead, San Francisco could be eyeing another former Duck in the 2024 NFL Draft. According to James Crepea of The Oregonian, the Niners have scheduled a top-30 visit with Oregon defensive lineman Brandon Dorlus. Given the departure of Chase Young in free agency, San Francisco will likely look for help along the edge in next month’s event.

SOURCE: James Crepea of The Oregonian on X (formerly Twitter)

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