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Jimmy Garoppolo addresses Erin Andrews interview, says he uses 'baby' 500 times a game

A week after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo went viral with his postgame comments to Fox sideline reporter Erin Andrews, he’s explaining himself.

Garoppolo made headlines from sports to lifestyle sites and more for his interview after last week’s “Thursday Night Football” game in which the 49ers improved to 8-0.

“Feels great, baby,” Garoppolo said with a look-back.

He explained to reporters Thursday that he didn’t mean to go viral and was simply excited about the start.

“I say baby like 500 times a game to my teammates and stuff.