49ers QB Brock Purdy Embraces Aggressive Scrambling Approach 

By: Manayaninfo.com

Purdy's Scrambling Impact 

Brock Purdy's willingness to scramble and gain extra yards with his feet is adding a dynamic element to the 49ers' offense. 

Week 1 Performance 

In the 49ers' Week 1 victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Purdy scrambled three times for a total of 20 rushing yards, including a crucial third-down conversion. 

Coaches' Approval 

Purdy's decision to scramble was endorsed by the 49ers' coaching staff, emphasizing the team's focus on winning and doing whatever it takes. 

Purdy's College Scrambling 

While not considered a dual-threat quarterback, Purdy demonstrated his ability to extend plays during his college career at Iowa State, accumulating over 1,000 rushing yards and 19 rushing touchdowns. 

Sneaky Elusiveness 

Teammates, including defensive end Drake Jackson, have praised Purdy's elusive scrambling style, describing it as a hidden asset that opponents may underestimate. 

Transition to the NFL 

Initially hesitant to use his legs in the NFL, Purdy gained confidence in his scrambling ability as he gained more experience in the league. 

Evolving Playmaking 

Purdy's primary focus is still on passing and utilizing the talents of his playmakers, but he's now more willing to capitalize on opportunities for rushing yards. 

Dynamic Offensive Option 

Purdy's ability to both pass and scramble adds versatility to the 49ers' offense, making them a more unpredictable and formidable opponent. 

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