San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo says he does not anticipate his post Reply to FOX sideline reporter Erin Andrews did to take it off.
"I did not expect it to blow up like that," Garoppolo said Thursday.
After the undefeated 49ers edged the Arizona Cardinals, 28-25, in their Week 9 matchup, Andrews interviewed Garoppolo on the field at State Farm Stadium. Garfield replied, "It feels great, baby."
The QB of the UNDEFEATED San Francisco @ 49ers !
̵1; FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) November 1, 2019
Some interpreted Garoppolo's use of the word "baby" as flirtatious and / or inappropriate. The 28-year-old former Patriots backup calls for the ensuing response
"Yeah, I was excited," hey shrugged. "8-0, baby."
Garoppolo is often referred to as "baby" to address his teammates. Tom Brady.
"I say baby like 500 times throughout a game just for my teammates and stuff," Garoppolo said. "It was not like that."
Later Thursday, Andrews chimed in on Twitter and agreed with Garoppolo's assessment of the situation.
Exactly !! 👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/Kca8PvTZoE
– Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews) November 7, 2019
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