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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

Dansby still unlikely to remain a Cardinal

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
Despite his tremendous effort in the Cardinals' wild-and-crazy wild card victory over the Packers, we hear the team has other players with contract concerns who are considered to be bigger priorities than ILB Karlos Dansby.

Dansby's fumble return gives Cardinals win

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
Karlos Dansby's 17-yard fumble return for a touchdown in overtime gave the Arizona Cardinals a 51-45 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the highest-scoring playoff game in NFL history.

Aces, jokers and other wild cards

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
PFW contributor Tom Danyluk says it's been an AFC league for years, but now, at least for a season, the heavies have shifted back to the National Conference. How many old guard clubs can win it all? Well, the ...

Cardinals' Wilson 'good but not great' in 2009

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
While he has definitely had better years, team insiders agree that versatile veteran SS Adrian Wilson deserved his third Pro Bowl selection in the last four seasons.

NFC playoff primer

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
He may be only a bit player in the Saints' offense, but RB Reggie Bush is still a player to watch in the upcoming playoffs. PFW analyzes the offenses and defenses of the NFC's six postseason participants and speculates ...

Laying in weeds benefits Eagles, Cardinals, Bengals

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
After sacrificing the final game of the season, the Eagles, Cardinals and Bengals have a decided advantage in the playoffs, Nolan Nawrocki says in this week's version of Scout's Eye.

Cardinals not rushing to extend Whisenhunt

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
With the Cardinals once again facing numerous contract concerns with a host of key players this offseason, the contract status of well-regarded head coach Ken Whisenhunt remains under the radar.

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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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