Brian Hoyer explains random fumble, 49ers penalties, offensive struggles

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The 49ers quarterback met with the media after the Broncos game. Watch video here. Saturday brought us an ugly evening of football from the San Francisco 49ers, with the first team offense looking particularly rough. There were certainly some quality moments, but there is no way we can overlook the turnovers, penalties, and inconsistency. The worst play for Brian Hoyer was his fumble when he was trying to complete a pass to wide receiver Jeremy Kerley. He went to fire …

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49ers practice recap: Brian Hoyer’s efficiency on display, defense stands up vs. Broncos

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… played for Denver, did well in pressuring the pocket and logged a sack of Trevor Semien. Same for Eli Harold, who sacked Semien before he threw a ball right to Brock Coyle, who dropped the interception. Reuben Foster also forced a fumble on a run following a screen pass. On the other field, Brian Hoyer continued his strong training camp. He completed, unofficially, more than two thirds of his throws during full-team drills and seven-on-seven sessions. San Francisco’s receivers did well to …

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49ers practice recap: Brian Hoyer shines in Levi’s Stadium open practice

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Brian Hoyer has shown a good command of Kyle Shanahan’s offense throughout 49ers training camp. He put it on display Saturday for 25,319 fans in his debut with San Francisco inside Levi’s Stadium Saturday. The energetic open practice featured far more game situations than previous sessions. Shanahan instituted a move-the-ball drill which closely resembled game action, only tackling isn’t fully permitted. Hoyer finished, unofficially, completing 23 of 30 passes (77 percent) …

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49ers training camp report: George Kittle is Brian Hoyer’s favorite target

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1 SANTA CLARA Here’s what stood out to me during practice Friday morning. THE GOOD 1. TE George Kittle. Starting quarterback Brian Hoyer threw more passes (five) to Kittle than to any other player. Kittle seems to be Hoyer’s favorite target, probably because none of the Niners linebackers can cover the rookie tight end. During seven-on-seven drills, Kittle easily beat starting middle linebacker NaVorro Bowman with an out route. Kittle even beat a safety (Jaquiski Tartt) during the same …

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Brian Hoyer has a perfect practice at 49ers training camp

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SANTA CLARA Here’s what stood out to me during practice Saturday morning. THE GOOD 1. QB Brian Hoyer. As far as what Hoyer could control, he was perfect. Of his six incompletions, one was a drop by Pierre Garcon, two were throw-aways and three were pass breakups by cornerbacks. Hoyer threw zero bad passes. Overall, he completed 13 of 19 (68 percent), and he was just dinking and dunking. He threw five deep balls. “I didn’t know he could throw the ball that far,” Garcon said after …

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Brian Hoyer: “This is my team. This is my offense.”

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1 SANTA CLARA Quarterback Brian Hoyer answered questions in the 49ers media auditorium Thursday. Here’s a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers P.R. department.   Take us through the three days you were in Dallas, what was accomplished there? “It was great, first and foremost just to get back around the guys. You get so much time off and you spend so much time with the guys while you’re here and then all of a sudden you don’t see them for an extended period of time, so to be around …

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49ers Brian Hoyer responds to chatter of Kirk Cousins taking his job in 2018

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Brian Hoyer, the 49ers presumptive starting quarterback in 2017, picked an interesting day to go on national television. Monday was the deadline for players on the franchise tag to sign long-term contracts with their teams. And many eyes have been on Washington and Kirk Cousins, who’s been linked to San Francisco ever since the team hired Kyle Shanahan, Cousins’ former coordinator with Washington, as head coach last winter. Cousins did not sign a new, multi-year deal with Washington …

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Comparing Brian Hoyer’s past 17 games to every other NFL QB’s past 17 games

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San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Brian Hoyer played 17 games the past two seasons — six for the Chicago Bears in 2016 and 11 for the Houston Texans in 2015. Here are his stats from those 17 games: 62.8 completion percentage, 4,051 yards, 7.1 yards per pass attempt, 25 touchdowns, 7 interceptions, 93.7 quarterback rating. Pretty good numbers, right? Here’s how they stack up against every other NFL starting quarterback’s numbers from their past 17 games: 1. Matt Ryan: …

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Ranking top-25 49ers: No. 18 Brian Hoyer

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Before the start of training camp at the end of July, we’ll rank the top 25 49ers based on production at their position, physical attributes, upside and expected impact in 2017. No. 18: Brian Hoyer, QB Much of the talk surrounding the 49ers this offseason has been about their lack of a long-term option at quarterback. New coach Kyle Shanahan hand-picked his starter for his first season, opting for veteran journeyman Brian Hoyer on an affordable two-year, $ 12-million contract in free agency, …

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