San Francisco 49ers QB Trey Lance has logged a total of five snaps – all in Week 11 – since the team’s Week 6 bye. Head coach Kyle Shanahan attempted to explain the lack of usage for the No. 3 overall pick on Tuesday, Nov. 30.
‘It’s more about me to tell you the truth. In terms of calling plays, We get into a rhythm of attacking a defense and what fronts they are playing and what coverages. Every play kind of plays off the next play and you get a feel, our players do and I, of what we are going to. What’s been hard on me, that I didn’t realize, is when you do bring in a different quarterback who gets a different set of plays, it’s almost the first play I’ve been seeing of a new defense. You see what fronts and coverages they are doing but they are doing it completely to a plan as a threat of the runner at that position. I don’t know what to anticipate with it, and then I got to stay in it for a while to get a feel for that. And then you go back and that feels kind of off for the last guy, so it kind of hurts my rhythm a little bit of understanding what a defense is getting. That’s why personally as the year has gone I’ve gotten a little more away from it because I like to get a feel for what the defense is doing,’ Shanahan said.NBC Sports Bay Area - Jennifer Lee Chan