12:31 PM EDT, Thu March 30, 2017
FOX Sports 17 hours ago
New 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan explains why he didn't want Colin Kaepernick

New 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan explains why he didn't want Colin Kaepernick

The 49ers have signed QBs Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley, who both played for a 3-13 Bears team last season.
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 15 hours ago
Kyle Shanahan sees Brian Hoyer as starting QB, but will look to improve in draft

Kyle Shanahan sees Brian Hoyer as starting QB, but will look to improve in draft

Not exactly a shocking revelation. The San Francisco 49ers start their offseason workout program in two weeks, and Brian Hoyer will enter the program as the starting quarterback. This is not exactly a breaking piece of news, but Kyle Shanahan acknowledged as much on Wednesday. During an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio, he said that he sees Hoyer being the starting quarterback going into this, but they will look to improve in the 2017 NFL Draft. .@49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan "I see Brian Hoyer being our starting QB going into this, but we will see if we can improve in the draft"...

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Sacramento Bee 23 mins ago

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Sacramento Bee 34 mins ago

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CSN Bay Area 48 mins ago

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CSN Bay Area 1 hour ago

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Sacramento Bee 15 hours ago

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San Francisco Chronicle 19 hours ago

Shanahan on why he didn’t want Kaepernick

First there were none. New 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan needs a starting quarterback next season, and he needs someone to carry the torch for him as he and general manager John Lynch try and turn the franchise back around. San Francisco added veteran free agents Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley and have the No. 2 overall pick in next month’s NFL draft. Shanahan knew that the starting quarterback wasn’t going to be Colin Kaepernick again, he said Wednesday at the NFC coaches breakfast at the NFL owners meeting. Kaepernick started 64 regular-season and postseason games for the 49ers, and is...
Sacramento Bee Mar 29, 2017

49ers’ pre-draft visit tracker

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CSN Bay Area Mar 29, 2017

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Sacramento Bee Mar 28, 2017

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Purdy: John Lynch reveals Harbaugh conversation, discusses first college prospect to visit Santa Clara, outlines 49ers’ draft mission: “We need some stars.”

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"He just said, ‘Fired up for you, man,’ '' Lynch said of his conversation with the University of Michigan coach. "Then we started talking about his players. He had to go to a meeting and I had to go to a meeting, so it was quick.” Quicker than Lynch wished, in fact. When he reached Harbaugh on the phone in one meeting room here, brother John Harbaugh was nearby. When John realized that Lynch was talking with Jim, the conversation took a pause. “John came over and before I could get on the phone, John and Jim were talking," Lynch said. "I told him, ‘Hey,...
Sacramento Bee Mar 28, 2017

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CSN Bay Area Mar 28, 2017

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