Reports: Patriots trade QB Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers

Jimmy Garoppolo reacts against the Miami Dolphins. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, long linked to San Francisco due to his prior relationship with 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, can eliminate the Niners as a potential landing spot should he leave the Redskins.

Monday, according to several reports (first via Adam Schefter), San Francisco traded a second round draft pick for New England Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo.