A huge deal in the NFL as the 49ers trade Trey Lance to the Dallas Cowboys
Trey Lance is the former 3rd overall selection
The 49ers drafted Lance out of North Dakota State with the 3rd overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. He was highly decorated as a college player, having won the Walter Payton Award and Jerry Rice Awards of 2019 while also being named the MVFC Offensive Player of the Year.
The 49ers trade Trey Lance to the Cowboys tonight
Minutes ago, it was announced by Adam Schefter that the 49ers have sent Lance to the rival Dallas Cowboys in exchange for a mid-round draft pick. He finishes his career in San Francisco having completed 54.9 percent of his 102 throws with five touchdowns and three interceptions.
TL;DR (too long didn't read)
- Trey Lance was drafted with the 3rd overall pick by the San Francisco 49ers in 2021
- He's been traded to the Dallas Cowboys tonight
- The trade comes after he was beat by Sam Darnold for the backup 49ers quarterback position
Bottom Line: A change of scenery could work out best
Sometimes, a change of scenery is needed for certain athletes in order achieve more of their potential.
For Trey Lance, who entered the NFL with plenty of hype but has yet to live up to it, this could be the opportunity he needs to get things back on track.