Podcast: Breaking Down the 49ers’ Shutout Victory with Jason Aponte →
Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports


Brian Hoyer: ‘I knew that I’d come in and have an opportunity to start’

Mar 10, 2017 at 4:04 PM--


New San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer joined KNBR to discuss his decision to sign with the team and reunite with head coach Kyle Shanahan. Hoyer started 13 games in 2014 while Shanahan was the offensive coordinator for a season with the Cleveland Browns. That year, Hoyer passed for a career-high 3,326 yards, completing 55.3 percent of his passes and throwing 12 touchdowns compared to 13 interceptions.

"Obviously, I know that they didn't have any quarterbacks on their roster," Hoyer said. "I knew that I'd come in and have an opportunity to start and I'd come in knowing, a pretty good idea of how to run this offense."

Hoyer went on to say that they now have some players on the roster who are comfortable with Shanahan's offense and it will be up to them to help lead the team. He attributed his leadership skills to watching Tom Brady in New England for three years. "You watch him run a practice and you would think it's a Super Bowl," Hoyer said of Brady. "That's something that I always tried to take with me and kind of emulate was be the guy all the time and not just on Sundays. You've got to earn those guys' respect. It will start day one in April when we start here."

What makes a Shanahan offense so successful? "I think what Kyle does so well is he puts the people he has in the best position to success," Hoyer answered. "We saw that in Atlanta. In Cleveland, what we were able to do with the players that we had was really remarkable. Kyle was a big part of that because he knows how to scheme plays up. He knows how to tie plays together so the defense, when they're looking at the play, everything looks the same except for maybe one thing is different and that's where you have to expose them.

"He's real good at sitting down. He studies a lot of tape. He watches the defense and knows how to attack them and then creates a game plan and makes it so we can go out and be successful and just go out and execute it."

You can listen to the entire interview on KNBR.



LISTEN

Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



Mailbag: Who is the 49ers' best offensive weapon? Has Brian Griese helped Jimmy Garoppolo?

By Marc Adams
Nov 23

It's Thanksgiving week, and San Francisco 49ers fans are giving thanks for the team's current winning streak, now at three games, as well as being victorious in five out of the last seven games. The defense is dominating, as usual. And the offense is starting to look dangerous, too. Between the Monday night game and the holiday, it's a short week, and a brief mailbag. But we still took time to open it up and hear from 49ers' fans. Let's get to it. Who would you say is the 49ers' best offensive weapon at the moment? - Paul H. I would say Christian McCaffrey is the best offensive weapon the 49ers have. But I also think each week, the best offensive player could be someone different. The week before the bye, against the Rams, it was



Jimmy Garoppolo says 49ers played best game against Cardinals but still have 'a long way to go'

By Kirk Larrabee
Nov 21

As good as the San Francisco 49ers played against the Arizona Cardinals Monday night, there's still room for them to get better, according to quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. It's hard to find much fault with how the 49ers played in their 38-10 shellacking of the Cardinals at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. After fighting off a somewhat slow start, the 49ers rolled over the Cardinals on offense while the defense held them scoreless in the second half, marking the third consecutive week they've reached that feat against an opponent. It was a performance many had been waiting for from the 49ers after an inconsistent start to the season, and Garoppolo had one of his best outings of the year along the way, throwing for 228 yards and four touchdowns on 20-of-29 passing. But even though



Raheem Mostert, Jeff Wilson say Dolphins have more talent than 49ers, a QB 'who can actually sling it'

By David Bonilla
Nov 27

With a big-time matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins quickly approaching, two former Niners have voiced their opinions about their new NFL team. While the Niners are focused on this afternoon's game against the New Orleans Saints, Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson Jr. have been speaking with Tyler Dunne of Go Long, sharing their thoughts on next weekend's opponent. Mostert was critical of how the 49ers reacted to his Week 1 injury last season. Head coach Kyle Shanahan initially anticipated the knee injury would keep the running back out for about eight weeks. However, Mostert instead opted to undergo season-ending surgery. "He knew how



49ers Invasions are real and coming to an NFL stadium near you

By Chris Wilson
Nov 22

Every game is a home game for the 49ers, and it's both by design and 30 years in the making. Late last month, the 3-win San Francisco 49ers headed south to face the 3-win Los Angeles Rams in a pivotal NFC West matchup. The Niners' fourth victory of the 2022 NFL regular season was abnormal on numerous fronts, highlighted by a "Trifecta" performance by San Francisco's new running back Christian McCaffrey, who threw a first-half touchdown pass before scoring on the ground and through the air in the second half. The Rams had no answer for McCaffrey or quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who played his best game of the season, as he led the 49ers


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone