Staying with Niners
The 49ers tendered Mullens to a one-year contract Thursday, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
No action as backup
Mullens only recorded three kneel downs in 2019.
Wins backup QB job
Head coach Kyle Shanahan announced that Mullens won the backup job behind Jimmy Garoppolo to open the regular season, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
First QB off bench
Mullens completed eight of 11 pass attempts for 84 yards in Saturday's 27-17 preseason win over the Chiefs.
Starts preseason opener
Mullens completed 11 of 17 pass attempts for 105 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Saturday's preseason win over the Cowboys.