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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 keep faith in struggling Peterson

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Cardinals CB-RS Patrick Peterson has had his share of problems this season. But we hear he's still considered the least of the team's concerns.

Cardinals LB Schofield done for the season

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed LB O’Brien Schofield on injured reserve with an ankle injury and re-signed DE Ronald Talley.

Are Cardinals contenders or pretenders?

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Mark Brown says that perhaps the Cardinals' fast start was a false pretense to the reality that followed.

Former NFL WR David Boston guilty of battery

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR David Boston could face nearly three years in prison for punching a woman last year.

Cobb, Packers hand Cardinals fifth loss in a row

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Randall Cobb added two scoring catches and the Packers got a 31-17 victory Sunday that handed the Cardinals their fifth straight loss.

Cardinals not likely to revamp coaching staff

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
Our Cardinals sources don't believe the team will make any changes in the coaching staff despite the hard times in the desert as of late.

Thursday's 60-second rant: NFC West defenses bending and breaking bad

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the sudden vulnerability of the defenses in St. Louis, Seattle and Arizona.

Fingers point to O-line as root of Cardinals' woes

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
A struggling offensive line, including OLT D'Anthony Batiste, is a big reason for the Cardinals' four-game losing streak.

Smith almost perfect as 49ers flatten Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Alex Smith completed 18-of-19 passes for 232 yards and three TDs as the 49ers flexed their NFC West dominance with a 24-3 win over the Cardinals.

Injuries of all shapes and sizes hurting Cardinals

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
While serious injuries have taken a mighty toll on the Cardinals, lesser nagging injuries are also hurting the team's cause.

Key matchup: Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Cardinals run defense

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush focuses on Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Arizona's run defense in the Week Eight Monday-night game.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cardinals continue to stumble

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Storm clouds are hovering over the Cardinals, who dropped their third game in a row and showed no signs of turning things around in Minnesota.

Vikings hand Cardinals third straight loss

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson ran 23 times for 153 yards and a first-quarter touchdown and the Vikings beat Arizona 21-14.

Kolb's status with Cardinals getting shakier

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb's latest injury appears to have made his future in the desert look increasingly iffy.

Report: Cardinals QB Kolb out several weeks with rib injury

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb will be out for several weeks after having multiple ribs detach from his sternum, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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