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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 FB Broughton likely tore ACL

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Cardinals said that FB Nehemiah Broughton likely tore his ACL in their preseason win over the Bears Saturday night.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Cardinals' high draft picks lying low for now

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
When it comes to the Cardinals’ depth chart, we hear looks are more than a bit deceiving in the cases of first-round draft pick Dan Williams and second-round pick Daryl Washington.

Cardinals to start Anderson at QB on Saturday

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Derek Anderson will be the starting quarterback in Saturday's preseason game against the Bears.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines two offenses going in opposite directions — the Cardinals' and the Redskins' — and provides other observations directed at fantasy football owners.

Cardinals' Fitzgerald has knee sprain

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has a sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee, an MRI revealed Sunday. The injury may keep Fitzgerald on the sideline for the rest of the preseason, but it's not expected to ...

Young OLB Brown looking good for Cardinals

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Our sources in the desert tell us second-year OLB Cody Brown, a second-round pick in 2009 who suffered a season-ending left wrist injury in training camp last year, is making good progress.

Cardinals RB Wells suffers rib injury

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells was carted off the practice field Monday after suffering a rib injury, the Arizona Republic is reporting.

Cardinals sign Maui'a, cut Ali

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Monday that they have re-signed FB Reagan Maui'a and waived/injured FB Charles Ali, who has been sidelined by a hamstring injury.

Smith made it to Canton his way

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB Emmitt Smith’s rushing record might be the single greatest statistical achievement in football, but it's the way he achieved this near-unbreakable mark that was most impressive.

Cardinals sign CB Ford, release CB Barksdale

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Cardinals made some adjustments on the corners Friday, signing CB Trevor Ford while releasing CB Rashad Barksdale.

Cardinals sign LB Togafau, S Rouse

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Cardinals had a busy Tuesday on the transactions front, signing LB Pago Togafau and S Aaron Rouse, among other moves. In addition, the team waived/injured DE Dean Muhtadi (calf) and released LB Ali Highsmith and WR Deryn Bowser.

Report: Cardinals sign first-round pick Williams

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have officially reached an agreement with first-round NT Dan Williams, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed.

Grimm headed for 'Hog' heaven

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
For those of you relatively unfamiliar with “The Hogs,” PFW's Dan Arkush and Hall of Fame “Hog” Russ Grimm himself present the following history lesson.

Cardinals sign second-round rookie Washington

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the signing of second-round ILB Daryl Washington to a four-year contract, leaving first-round DT Dan Williams as the only unsigned drafted rookie on the team.

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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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