Jimmy Garoppolo proved he's the 49ers' weak link vs. the Seahawks - Stephen A. | First Take
Stephen A. Smith argues that Jimmy Garoppolo is a weak link for the 49ers, but Max Kellerman says San Francisco is the best team in the NFL after losing to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football.
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  • Richard Garcia
    Richard Garcia

    Waiting to what this POS has to say today!🤣🤣🤣

  • Placebo Gaming
    Placebo Gaming

    49ERS IS the best team in the world

  • jack kim
    jack kim

    SAS you are becoming the weak link in your own show

  • R R
    R R

    I swear they don't know what they be talkin about half the time Max is always quick to say they should have done this they should have done that

  • George Kucera
    George Kucera

    ??? Can you say bias? Steven, I'll call you out for being right sometimes, but you are wrong here. Garoppolo is a good/very good quarterback! He is not one of the best quarterbacks, but he is in the top quartile area. Max called it correctly (though overstated it "best team in the world" comment. The Patriots and Ravens are better. 1-2 other teams may be also. Summary: - Their offensive line had a horrific day. - Their receivers had a very bad day (dropping how many passes?) - They didn't have Kittle or their top wide out (most of the day). -- They still almost won.

  • Chris Avelar
    Chris Avelar

    stephen a has a pad .... yadada

  • Chris Avelar
    Chris Avelar

    hes lost in the past like his style of suites and mustache

  • Chris Avelar
    Chris Avelar

    stephan a izz a b****** thinks kelce izz better then kittle

  • jimmy5634

    Stevie is a weak link.

  • DWH

    Steven A Smith is the missing link of this team

  • PJmusica

    The weak link just had over 420 yards in the air today.

    • Jordan Johnston
      Jordan Johnston

      I would hope so when players are wide open and the cardinals have a bottom of the league secondary lol

  • oakblackbird

    This guy, SASmith spouts bullshit all the time 🤦‍♂️😒

  • Querent2000

    This guy Steven A Smith wants to prove to everyone what the "A" stands for: an obscenity. What a fatuous douchebag.

  • Purpose Monster
    Purpose Monster

    He’s right about jimmy g having to prove himself still because otherwise he’ll be exposed like how Goff did last year

  • Ty_The_Gamer 12
    Ty_The_Gamer 12

    Patriots lost to they didn’t say nothing about Tom Brady so why kome after jimmy G like dat

  • Louise Valdez
    Louise Valdez

    Yow a smith stop hating bayarea they win today say what

  • Lion Boy
    Lion Boy

    I came here for porn star jimmy and I have been disappointed

  • Paul Fearon
    Paul Fearon

    0:14 already tuned out SA

  • Tgon Mwort
    Tgon Mwort

    Jimmy G ain't good enough because he's not black. Yeah, right. And Brady and Belichick are losers. Shanahan philosophy is zone running and defense. That's why Elway couldn't win two rings until Shanahan showed up. Keep loving your black qb Russel Wilson, but he embarrassingly lost throwing an interception against Belichick's defense in that Super Bowl. The QB position is overhyped. That's why RG3 was a failure because he refused to listen to Mike Shanahan.

  • Unknown

    Kirk with just 84 mil seems to be a better pick than jimmy right? Now stop shitting on cousins and flame Jimmy G

  • John B
    John B

    Where was this same energy from Stephen A and the other fat bearded dude with glasses when Drew Brees was sacked and harassed all game by the 1-7 Falcons. Or when Aaron Rodgers was beat and battered by the 2-6 Chargers?? The saints and Packers get blown out by two GARBAGE teams and those Ls get swept under the rug but the Niners lose their FIRST game in OT to a MVP candidate Russel Wilson team and now Jimmy G is the weak link. He didn’t have his best offensive weapons in Kittle or Sanders, the other wide receivers dropped passes all game and his O line couldn’t block all game which allowed Clowney to wreak havoc in the pocket but it’s all Jimmys fault....smfh such fuckin clowns

  • el O'Connell
    el O'Connell

    Stephen A. picked S.F. as lock to win ...

  • Mario Monterrosa
    Mario Monterrosa

    Get kaep his job back please

  • Frank Salidivar
    Frank Salidivar

    The reason those interceptions weren't made is the same reason Jimmy G almost threw....because they are weak links in the defense, just like they say Jimmy G is the weak link. A simple course in logic....

  • mario cervantes
    mario cervantes

    So what a wins a wins bruh

  • Jacob L
    Jacob L

    U right max and no they wouldn't be having the same conversation if the field goal was made. They would be talking about 9ers D and how Willson thru the pick to seal the game 4 the 9ers. Big mouth is just hopeful that Jimmy will fail so hes not wrong at the end of the year.That said though Jimmy still has a ton of learning 2 do.

  • Geno Smith
    Geno Smith

    Max is kinda right

  • Abraham Rojas
    Abraham Rojas


  • James Pringles
    James Pringles

    Groppolo almost threw three interceptions that were horrible throws that almost lost the game he can’t play as well as people say

  • 卩尺ㄖㄒ乇ㄩ丂

    I feel bad for the kicker. First game with the Niners.

  • 12 gauge punk
    12 gauge punk

    I can't believe you listen to this

  • Daniel Crowell
    Daniel Crowell

    You are just as funny as skip & shannon

  • Natalie Cupit
    Natalie Cupit

    And Stephen A proved that he doesn’t pay attention to the games but just the stats

  • Desirous

    Stephen A. Gets paid millions to act like a clown

  • Roy Hawthorne
    Roy Hawthorne

    As a 49ers fan, I believe that Jimmy G needs to get better and he is the reason why we lost our first game against Seattle!

  • The Viking Dragon SKOL
    The Viking Dragon SKOL

    Steve Austin , a man barely alive ,,,, Gentlemen we have the technology to rebuild him , make him faster , stronger , better ....

  • jason mendez
    jason mendez

    Man so much to say I'll keep mouth shut


    max is always way off smh

  • sean scott
    sean scott

    yall forget he is still a learning qb. jimmy g is still 16-3 as a starter

  • Sankofa Buyers
    Sankofa Buyers

    Sometimes I be thinking what Max Kellerman be smoking before and after every First Take show. Dude is wrong all time but he tries to twist and turn his suggestions and answers all the time. I don’t know who is worse, him or Rob Parker lol not to forget Nick Wright too.🤔

  • Jimmy J
    Jimmy J

    Hahaha, high pass. Y'all are clowns.

  • Cre8tvMG

    Camera 1, check your focus. He's way out!

  • Xaykhoun

    Max is a hot take idiot sometimes. So is Stephen A lol

  • Alfonso Martinez
    Alfonso Martinez


  • Ramin Noori
    Ramin Noori

    There is another game coming soon again 49rs and Seahawks lets see that if jimmy j do the same thing again then for sure he is not a good QB but he didn’t play bad he didn’t have all most no body but still more yards than Russell Wilson both had picks not only jimmy j Russell wilson is always good anyway he is one of the best QB he was the only one who won the game in overtime

  • Chonkum tha Don
    Chonkum tha Don

    Coming from the same guy who was impressed by Russel Wilson's performance, even tho he gave up a fumble 6 in the 4th, and only the 2nd overtime redzone interception in the history of football, and got super lucky after we missed an easy fg. You sound either incredibly dumb or extremely biased Sir...

  • Stu Pascoe
    Stu Pascoe

    No kittle and no sanders if they played would have won


    I need to take your jobs because all you do is yell and I think I can do it better then that


    It’s a team effort to win games. 90% of the 9ers team was hurt when this game happened


    The guy in the middle is retarded. Jimmy is maybe a middle of the pack qb and all of them that are better then him those teams are better then the 9ers? He needs to stfu and gtfo. I’m a Rams fan by the ways.



  • wow55

    Lose one game they’re trash now... makes sense

  • I. Nieves
    I. Nieves

    That's how you lose? Them are the games your supposed to win to be the best! Period! That game exposed the Niners! SF still not ready for SuperBowl...

  • AlmightyyPack 1
    AlmightyyPack 1


  • Brian Reed
    Brian Reed

    Stephen A...you are an idiot...Jimmy G has led San Fran to 8-0...Far out. And I'm a hawks fan since Birth...shut up one time would you.

  • Baller

    max always has an excuse for the supposed best teams loss

  • Terry Hanks
    Terry Hanks

    The 49ers have a good offence they just need to improve on there 2 minute offence play calling Jimmy was trying to force a couple cuz the 2 min offence play calling sucked imrpove on the 2 min offence play calling and they'll be Gucci

  • Good Day
    Good Day

    It sucks to be Molly in this situation. She always quiet no words she say. 😄

  • Christjan Wild
    Christjan Wild

    Stop talking about football. You clearly arent watching the games...

    • eioshen boboi
      eioshen boboi

      "Your hard headed, and obviously you don't listen with that big head of yours" - Stephen a Smith 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Allen Clawson
    Allen Clawson

    Russell Wilson is that dude?!! Didn’t that “dude” throw a pic on the 1 yard line to lose a super bowl?!

  • Al Quitoriano Jr
    Al Quitoriano Jr

    So when Brady, brees, & Manning had starting O line men missing some how they made the big throws against big time defenses so now Max... sounds like your making obvious excuses lol

    • eioshen boboi
      eioshen boboi

      To Stephen A.... Those who can't do criticize......I wonder what your tone would be if that rookie made the field goal........

  • Al Quitoriano Jr
    Al Quitoriano Jr

    Marcus Pears you know what it’s like because you were a pro player Stephan and Max don’t know they get paid to blow smoke out there behind.

  • Al Quitoriano Jr
    Al Quitoriano Jr

    Excuses left and right. The Niners lost and it proved they are beatable and aren’t the best team in the NFC. Your talkin bs out of your behind Max...... Marcus Spears even looked at you like HOW does a loss prove your the best? How should have the Niners won that game when Jimmy G was giving the ball to Seattle which Seattle failed in a lot of ways to not pick the ball off.

  • _RIOT _
    _RIOT _

    How is it him he did pretty good it’s there Wr they dropped like every pass

  • David G
    David G

    This show is like the main reason I only have watched ESPN at all on youtube for like 2 years now and only to leave a comment about how much it sucks. S-A-S is absolute trash commentating and opinion.

  • M J
    M J

    I'd take Jimmy over Russ if either of the two were playing in NE.

  • M J
    M J

    Lol that's a retarded take Stephen A. ... Jimmy G. has balled out this year and as Max stated, there seemed to be about a billion drops by the niners wide outs.

  • pimpjuicedp

    49ers finally played a team with competition thats it

  • Julian Quintero
    Julian Quintero

    Steven a doesnt even believe his own nonsense. Hes just trying to play devils advocate. 49ers need a new qb??? Gtfoh.

  • pimpjuicedp

    Max never know what the f**k he is talking about