Ace Knew What He Was Missing
October 12, 2022
It’s the season of the backup.
Dot came up lame last week. She may have blown out a knee. I’ll know more when we go back to the vet.
In the meantime she’s supposed to take it easy, which means no hunting, and no pheasant season opener for her.
Enter Ace, my Jimmy Garappolo. The San Francisco 49ers’ aging quarterback wasn’t expected to play this season until hot-shot newcomer Trey Lance broke his ankle in a game against the Seahawks last month.
Jimmy G, like Ace, had been relegated to coming off the bench. Now he’s back under center, and my old dog is back underfoot.
I wasn’t g...