The Facts: Following up on the previous item. ... Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Hoyer will sign with the 49ers.
Diehards Line: As PFT notes, the Jets were the other team believed to be pursuing Hoyer in the “legal tampering” window leading up to the Thursday afternoon start of the new league year. The move will reunite Hoyer with 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, who was the offensive coordinator for the Browns in 2014 when Hoyer made 13 starts at quarterback. Hoyer will likely be in good position to open the year as the starting quarterback in Santa Clara as well -- unless something changes. But PFT's Josh Alper contends that Hoyer’s presence on the 49ers roster seem to make it less likely that the 49ers are going to pursue a trade for Kirk Cousins, who has been linked to the team largely because of his own experience with Shanahan. ... We'll follow up as needed.