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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 QB Skelton carted off with ankle injury

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting QB John Skelton was carted off the field with a right ankle injury. Kevin Kolb replaced him.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Washington agrees to long-term deal with Cardinals

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms on a new six-year contract with rising ILB Daryl Washington.

49ers expected to sign OLB Haggans

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
According to The Sacramento Bee, the 49ers are expected to sign veteran OLB Clark Haggans on Sunday.

Cardinals' QB situation remains very fluid

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
While John Skelton will start the season as the Cardinals' starting QB over Kevin Kolb, his hold on the job remains far from firm.

Vikings trade for CB Jefferson

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Cardinals traded CB A.J. Jefferson to the Vikings on Friday night for at least one undisclosed draft pick.

Cardinals cut LB Haggans, others

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced that they have released 18 players, including veteran OLB Clark Haggans.

Report: Skelton wins Cardinals' starting job

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
John Skelton will be the Cardinals’ starting quarterback in Week One, according to Adam Caplan of The Sideline View.

Report: Redskins cut RB Hightower

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Redskins released veteran RB Tim Hightower, according to The Washington Post.

Catchy NFC West position battles

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
There are other position battles going on in the NFC West besides the QB challenges in Seattle and Arizona — most notably at wide receiver.

Cardinals release 12; place OT Brown on I.R.

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The Cardinals cut their roster to 75 players on Friday night and placed OT Levi Brown on injured reserve.

Titans, Cardinals show right, wrong ways to stock QBs

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Titans have done a great job handling their QB transition. The Cardinals have done it the wrong way and remain in a state of confusion there.

Skelton widens edge in Cardinals' QB competition

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Most observers of the battle for the Cardinals' starting QB job believe John Skelton has separated himself from Kevin Kolb.

Man shot at parking lot at Cardinals stadium

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
A shooting in a parking lot near the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale was a scary sidelight to the Cardinals-Raiders preseason game Friday evening.

Cardinals OLT Brown suffers triceps injury

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Already getting heat for its mediocre performance so far this preseason, the Cardinals’ O-line could ill afford the triceps injury suffered by OT Levi Brown Friday night.

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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