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Jimmy Garoppolo calls Erin Andrews ‘baby’ on national TV

Fox sideline reporter Erin Andrews speaks with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo after a game against the Arizona Cardinals on Oct. 31 in Glendale, Ariz.
Fox sideline reporter Erin Andrews speaks with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo after a game against the Arizona Cardinals on Oct. 31 in Glendale, Ariz.
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Erin Andrews is a well-respected Fox NFL sideline reporter.

And Jimmy Garoppolo is ... well, he’s Jimmy G, the dashing, charming and (as far as we know) eligible quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers.

The guy seems to lead a charmed life. He’s 16-2 as a starter and was just coming off one of the best games of his career Thursday night when Andrews asked him how it felt to be undefeated halfway through the season.

Without hesitation, the one-time Tom Brady backup replied, “Feels great, baby.”

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That’s right. Jimmy G decided to take his shot at a reporter on national TV. At least that’s how some viewers interpreted the exchange.

Chances are, Garoppolo meant nothing by it.

But if he really was flirting with Andrews — or trying to demean her in any way — that’s completely unacceptable.


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