Browns Pro Bowler Joe Thomas has interesting take on Colin Kaepernick

There’s been a debate raging around the football world as to why Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed. Some have concluded that he’s being blackballed due to the national anthem protest he started last year (more on that here).Others say that Kaepernick just isn’t that good and not worth the distraction his off-field stance brings to the table.We can count Cleveland Browns Pro...
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Brian Hoyer wants to be starting QB with 49ers

Unless the San Francisco 49ers acquire a quarterback via trade, Brian Hoyer could probably sleepwalk his way to the starting job in training camp. When you look at it that way, it’s no surprise Hoyer decided to sign with the Niners.In an appearance on PFT Live Thursday, Hoyer said he would not be content playing the role of backup in 2017.“I’m going to have a really good opportunity...
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Top 10 takeaways from Thursday’s NFL free agency frenzy

Day 1 of NFL free agency was filled with cash being thrown around like it was Monopoly money. The Cleveland Browns practically bought a second-round pick from the Houston Texans in order to take on the horrible contract of one Brock Osweiler.Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles exhausted whatever capital they had under the salary cap to add two dynamic receiving threats for young...
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NFL Rumors: Brian Hoyer Agrees To Multi-Year Contract With 49ers

It’s not Kirk Cousins or Jimmy Garoppolo, but the San Francisco 49ers reportedly have found their new quarterback. The Niners have agreed to a two-year contract with free agent Brian Hoyer, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, citing a source. The move reunites the veteran quarterback with San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan, who was Hoyer’s offensive coordinator...
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Report: Hoyer agrees to deal with 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly agreed to a deal with free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Hoyer had narrowed his decision down to the 49ers and New York Jets. He chose to reunited with Kyle Shanahan, who was the offensive coordinator in Cleveland when Hoyer played there. Hoyer isn’t exactly a franchise quarterback, so it’s still...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets and 49ers have strong interest in Brian Hoyer

Both the New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers will be looking for new starting quarterbacks when free agency gets going around the NFL on Thursday.For the Jets, last season was defined by disastrous quarterback play from a trio of signal-callers that took snaps under center. The likes of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Geno Smith and Bryce Petty threw for a combined 16 touchdowns compared to...
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49ers may pursue Brian Hoyer, Matt Schaub

The San Francisco 49ers have been mentioned as having interest in Matt Schaub, and another quarterback potentially in the mix for them is Brian Hoyer.The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows, who is a plugged-in 49ers reporter, hosted a Q&A earlier this week and was asked about San Francisco’s short-term plans for a QB.In his response, Barrows said he expects new head coach Kyle...
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February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Texans GM: ‘I probably could have gotten a pick’ for Brian Hoyer

The Houston Texans released Brian Hoyer last weekend. It wasn’t a surprising move. What is surprising is what Texans general manager Rick Smith said about the team’s former quarterback, per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. “I think I probably could have gotten a pick, honestly,” Texans general manager Rick Smith said. “In fairness to him, we just thought, and this...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Texans release Hoyer; Steelers interested?

Brian Hoyer is officially out in Houston. In a move that comes as no surprise, Hoyer was released by the Texans on Sunday. It doesn’t sound as if he’ll be unemployed for very long, with the Pittsburgh Steelers said to have interest. Texans have released QB Brian Hoyer. He will be in demand. Steelers among those interested in him — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April...
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April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer is dealing with memory loss from concussion

The Houston Texans will start backup quarterback T.J. Yates on Sunday against the New York Jets, as regular starter Brian Hoyer is still recovering from a concussion.In fact, Hoyer, who sustained his concussion Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals, has reportedly experienced some memory loss due to the injury. The reason Brian Hoyer isn't playing against the Jets is cause...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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