The 49ers reported GM Terry Donahue has been speaking with the agents for the 49ers three remaining free agents, S Lance Schulters, FB Fred Beasley and RB Garrison Hearst. "We had a lengthy discussion with Lance's agent (Brian Levy) in Indianapolis and made no progress," Donahue stated. "We also met with Pat Dye (agent for both Hearst and Beasley), but we have no significant progress to report."
...The NFL confirmed Monday the 2002 season opener will be Thursday September 5. The game on ESPN is expected to feature the San Francisco 49ers at the New York Giants at 8:30 PM ET, pending final completion of the 2002 playing schedule in early April. The full 2002 schedule is expected to be announced in early April.