San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard‘s grandfather, Bobby, is being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this Saturday.
Despite the 49ers having a practice on Saturday, head coach Kyle Shanahan told C.J. he better not be in pads on a field in Santa Clara, Calif. on Saturday. Shanahan told C.J. he needs to be in Canton, Ohio to watch his grandfather enter the Hall of Fame.
“I know it means a lot to him, not that he’d ever tell us,” Shanahan said, via Marcus White of NBC Sports Bay Area. “He definitely didn’t ask, and then when I told him he had to go — that he didn’t have a choice — then he told us how thankful he was.”
Bobby Beathard, 81, spent over 30 years working for NFL teams. After getting his start as a scout with the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons, Beathard moves into significant…