Trey Lance throws first landing of 49ers’ season

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DETROIT — It took all of two regular-season snaps for San Francisco 49ers rookie quarterback Trey Lance to throw his first skilled landing move.

After the 49ers’ first possession ended after only one play due to a botched heart trade, the Niners shortly gained traction on their second sequence. On the heels of a third-down completion from starter Jimmy Garoppolo to receiver Mohamed Sanu for a primary down at Detroit’s 5, Lance entered the sport for the second play of his younger profession.

Lance took the snap and located wideout Trent Sherfield huge open within the left flat after faking a handoff. Sherfield hauled it in and strolled into the top zone for the 5-yard rating to provide San Francisco an early 7-0 lead.

The move was the primary in a regular-season recreation for Lance, who the Niners have deliberate to make use of situationally behind Garoppolo. He is additionally the primary of the 2021 rookie quarterbacks to throw a landing.