In our Audacy pre-draft scouting report, we evaluated then-North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance by saying that he was "the type of selection that could put you on a parade float or get your regime dismissed within the next five years," adding that he wasn't a prospect that risk-averse teams would be high on.
To this point, that assessment seems pretty spot on.
In fact, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk said Friday that he believes Lance -- ultimately selected with the No. 3 overall pick by the San Francisco 49ers -- has been the most disappointing quarterback in the league to this point:
"The guy that disappoints me the most -- and this may be a little outside the box, but that's OK -- is Trey Lance. He was the third overall pick ... all that was made of the move to get him ... and I think there's been a hope from the day that he arrived that he would win that job. He couldn't beat out the guy they can't wait to get rid of [Jimmy Garoppolo]. He could not beat out the guy that they can't wait to get rid of. That, by definition, is a disappointment from Trey Lance and his development as an NFL quarterback."
After playing in a Taysom Hill-type role for the 49ers early in the season, Lance got a chance to play the entire second in San Francisco's Week 4 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Lance did rush for 41 yards in the game, but completed just nine of 18 pass attempts. With a full week to prepare for his