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Brian Hoyer

Brian Hoyer - #6 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 10/13/1985
Birthplace North Olmsted, OH
College Michigan State
Years played 5

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
65.8 330 1

Cardinals plan on sticking with Hall — for better or worse

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Provided Max Hall is sufficiently recovered from the blow to his head that forced him out of the Cardinals’ Week Seven loss to the Seahawks in Seattle, it appears he will remain the team’s starting quarterback.

Hall will remain Cards QB if healthy

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is sticking with rookie QB Max Hall as the team's starter, assuming Hall is healthy.

Seattle beats Arizona 22-10, takes division lead

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Olindo Mare kicked five field goals, Matt Hasselbeck threw a 2-yard touchdown to Mike Williams, and the Seahawks took advantage of five Arizona turnovers in an unimpressive 22-10 win over the Cardinals on Sunday.

Hall leaves Cardinals game with 'a blow to the head'

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall left the team's game in the third quarter after taking "a blow to the head" after a blindside sack by Seattle DE Chris Clemons, according to the team.

Cardinals showing patience with OT Keith

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
Although he has had his share of problems, especially as a pass blocker, Cardinals third-year ORT Brandon Keith is unlikely to give up his starting job, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals OT Lutui has pulled it together

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
With his weight whittled down significantly from the 396 pounds he was packing when he first entered training camp, most daily team observers concur that ORG Deuce Lutui has been the team’s best offensive lineman.

Rhodes, Lenon helping Cards as Porter struggles

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
What is the consensus in the desert on the job turned in up to now by the Cardinals' defensive trio of FS Kerry Rhodes, ILB Paris Lenon and OLB Joey Porter? In the words of the rock singer/actor/sports ...

Cardinals believe there's something about Max

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
While his first pro start was far from a masterpiece, undrafted rookie Max Hall earned mostly positive reviews following the Cardinals’ stunning 30-20 upset victory over the Saints in Week Five.

Cards shock Saints in Hall's debut

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Rookie Max Hall completed 17 of 27 passes for 168 yards, Jay Feely kicked three field goals and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New Orleans Saints 30-20 on Sunday.

Rodgers-Cromartie coming up short of expectations

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:58 a.m. ET
Although Cardinals CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie hasn't played poorly this season, he has been far from the shutdown cover corner that many observers had expected, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals' top defenders really struggling

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
The hardly surprising decision to make Max Hall the new starting quarterback over Derek Anderson greatly overshadowed the Cardinals’ major early-season defensive concerns.

Report: QB Hall to replace Anderson

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie QB Max Hall will replace Derek Anderson as the Cardinals' starting quarterback this weekend.

Cardinals' QB situation remains in limbo

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday that he is not quite ready yet to make a decision on his starting quarterback this Sunday against the defending Super Bowl-champion Saints.

Whisenhunt not ready to name starting QB

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt told a local radio station it was "premature" to name the team's starting QB for Week Five after Max Hall relieved Derek Anderson yesterday.

Gates gets 500th reception in Chargers win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...

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Posted April 01, 2013
Hoyer has signed his tender offer from the Cards.||||||| Hoyer spent last season with the Steelers and Cards.
Posted Dec. 26, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals will give Hoyer his first NFL start, less than three weeks after the team claimed him off waivers from Pittsburgh. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday that the former Michigan State quarterback will start for the Cardinals in their season finale Sunday at San Francisco.||||||| Hoyer, who spent three seasons as a backup in New England and was out of a job for most of this season, will be the fourth starter at quarterback for the Cardinals this year, operating an offense that ranks last in the NFL.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
With Ryan Lindley bench in the third quarter, Hoyer got some action against the Bears on Sunday. He completed 11-of-19 passes for 105 yards with an interception.||||||| While it seems Hoyer has passed Lindley on the depth chart, he isn't considered a fantasy option for the offensively-challenged Cardinals at this time.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Arizona has claimed Hoyer off waivers from the Pittsburgh Steelers||||||| Hoyer was with the Steelers for three weeks while Ben Roethlisberger was injured. After a standout career at Michigan State, Hoyer spent his first three NFL seasons with New England before being released by the Patriots on Aug. 31.
Posted March 23, 2012
The New England Patriots on Friday signed Hoyer, and officially announced the addition of receiver Donte' Stallworth. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.||||||| Hoyer, 26, has been the backup for three seasons to Tom Brady. He has played in 13 games, throwing for 286 yards and a touchdown.

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