“Hopefully you don’t have five in the game, but you can play yourself out of two in a row or something like that.”These stories are often overblown this time of year, when we’ve been starved of football for so long and raring to get the regular season underway.San Francisco faces the Buccaneers in Week 1, which will provide a more accurate test of Garoppolo’s progress. The fifth-year quarterback’s first drive ended with a pick after he was pressured by Bradley Chubb and threw up a hopeful pass that found Denver cornerback Isaac Yiadom Jr.Pressure from @astronaut ✅Interception from @isaacshowtime ✅We 👀 you, 2018 #BroncosDraft class! pic.twitter.com/Z2hOFIdmjR— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) August 20, 2019Things didn’t get much better for Garoppolo from there. He narrowly avoided a pick-six on the next drive when he hit a Broncos player between the numbers, but the pass bounced safely away.MORE: Melvin Gordon ‘just waiting on the call’ as holdout continuesWhile Garoppolo eventually got his first completion on the 49ers’ third drive, Matt Breida was stuffed before getting back to the line of scrimmage.The obvious caveat of ‘it’s only preseason’ must be emphasized here, but Garoppolo could do with some good press right now. The 27-year-old made headlines after throwing five straight picks in practice last week.49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan didn’t sound concerned about that practice performance at the time.”You hope to never have a day like that, but I don’t think it’s never not happened to anyone,” Shanahan told reporters. Jimmy Garoppolo struggled in his first game action since injuring his ACL last season, throwing an interception and failing to move the ball against the Broncos defense.Garoppolo left the game after three drives with a grim statline: 1-of-6 passing for 0 yards, with one interception and a 0.0 passer rating.