Per Fortier, who was at the presser with head coach Ron Rivera; Rivera still considers it a competition between Sam Howell and Jacoby Brissett.
In a later conversation, Fortier asked if it was important for Brissett to receive first-team reps. The veteran responded with "we'll cross that bridge when we cross that bridge."
This is clearly an annoying situation for fantasy owners. The easiest thing we can boil this down to at this point; Jacoby Brissett represents a clear floor for both himself and his pass catchers in Washington. On the other hand, Sam Howell offers a very intriguing ceiling while offering what amounts to an incredibly low floor.
Not to beat a dead horse, but Garoppolo has an extensive injury history and a brand new offense to adjust to. Garoppolo has Davante Adams and not a whole lot sitting behind him as it stands. The quarterback is currently ranked as the QB29 in 4for4's rankings for all of these reasons.