Brian Hoyer on play action: “The majority of it is done by the offensive line.”

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SANTA CLARA This is the transcript of Brian Hoyer’s Wednesday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   Could you quantify how much progress the offense has made, particularly in the passing game, from when you first got here? “Yeah, I think finally last week we got done with the install. So, now we’re coming back around things a second time and you’re getting the see the same play maybe against the same look or maybe against a different …

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For all his greatness, NaVorro Bowman’s time is done

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Right about now, if Bill Walsh were alive and running the 49ers, he would cut NaVorro Bowman. It’s nothing personal. Walsh cut a lot of players he liked personally. He wasn’t sentimental. He cared about building a vibrant football team and believed in getting rid of players a year early, not a year late. Walsh cut Dwight Hicks when Hicks was 30. Walsh cut Carlton Williamson when Williamson was 29. Walsh cut Charle Young when Young was 31 and replaced him with Russ Francis, then cut Francis …

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Golden Nuggets: Halfway Done With OTAs

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A daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers news stories from around the series of tubes. Thursday, May 31th, 2017 edition. With the conclusion of organized team activities on Wednesday, the 49ers have now made it halfway through the third phase of the voluntary portion of the team’s offseason program. For those keeping score at home, they’ve completed 5 as of now, with Thursday off, and Friday on. They’ll complete the final 4 practices between the 5th and 9th of June. While …

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John Lynch: 49ers not yet done in free agency

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The 49ers have plenty of holes to fill on their roster. GM John Lynch sees some opportunities in free agency. The San Francisco 49ers were plenty active in free agency during the first week, and although things have quieted down since then, they are not finished. General manager John Lynch told 49ers media at the NFL owners’ meetings that, “There are a couple of things we’re still working on … there’s a couple of positions we’re still looking at improving ourselves …

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