49ers to start Jimmy Garoppolo at QB

The Jimmy Garoppolo era in San Francisco begins in earnest on Sunday.

The 49ers announced Tuesday that the former Patriots quarterback will start against the Chicago Bears this week over incumbent C.J. Beathard.

Garoppolo threw a touchdown on his lone series against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 12.

Related players: C.J. Beathard

Fantasy Impact: 

Beathard was battling some injuries heading into this week which may have made the 49ers decision much easier. Garoppolo doesn't have a ton of weapons around him and is playing behind a bad O-line, but should have QB2 value going forward.

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