Brian Hoyer Headlines

  • Lack of urgency on free agents shows 49ers’ progress toward contention

    A year after taking a frenzied approach to free agency, the 49ers started their transaction-palooza earlier this year. Leading up to the first day of the league year Wednesday - a period commonly known as "pre-agency" - they have crossed major items off their offseason shopping list: They've locked up their quarterback of the future (Jimmy Garoppolo), signed a cornerback with a decorated past (Richard Sherman) and agreed to contract extensions with three potential starters,...