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

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… thought our pass protection was unbelievable. I didn’t get touched all night. That’s two weeks in a row against two pretty good defenses where our Offensive line has done a great job in pass protection. You obviously, right now, we feel all the negatives. But, I think we’re going to go and watch the film and realize really we’re just hurting ourselves. We’re doing positive things. We can’t do the things that are going to keep us from taking that next step.” The first couple games …

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49ers release rookie offensive lineman

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The 49ers on Sunday waived undrafted rookie Offensive lineman Richard Levy. Levy (6-6, 315) joined the club in the spring after playing collegiately at Connecticut. He played one snap at guard in San Francisco’s preseason opener Friday against the Chiefs. The favorites to make the team at guard are Joshua Garnett, Brandon Fusco and Zane Beadles, while John Flynn, Andrew Lauderdale, Erik Magnuson and Norman Price are competing for spots as likely reserves. Garnett is dealing with a knee …

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49ers comprehensive camp preview: Offensive tackles

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The 49ers had one of the best pairs of starting tackles in football just three seasons ago with Joe Staley and Anthony Davis. But Davis’ sudden retirement in 2015 – and re-retirement before last season – created a significant speed bump for the front five. San Francisco’s Offensive line in 2017 looks to trend in the right direction with an interior group that’s unproven but offers experience and versatility. The tackle group features arguably the best player on the …

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49ers comprehensive camp preview: Interior offensive line

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Editor’s note: In preparation for the start of 49ers training camp in late July, we’ll go through each position and break down our projected depth chart before players compete for roles on the final 53-man roster and handicap each player’s chances at making the team. The first practice is scheduled for July 28. The 49ers interior Offensive line unit is considered one of the weakest on the roster due largely to the lack of clear-cut starters. New head coach Kyle Shanahan …

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Arkansas offensive lineman with big compliment for Reuben Foster at SEC Media Day

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There’s plenty to be excited about with the 49ers rookie linebacker. John Lynch has repeatedly emphasized how much he likes Reuben Foster’s football makeup and dedication to the game. There are off-field and injury concerns surrounding the pick, but if he stays healthy and out of trouble, the sky’s the limit. Foster is a big tackler with a nose for the ball, and one former competitor pointed out just how great he was at it. The SEC is holding a multi-day media event in …

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