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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 rookie QB Lindley opening eyes in desert

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
We hear Cardinals rookie QB Ryan Lindley is showing enough this offseason to become a factor in the team's QB equation down the road.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Fitzgerald wins Humanitarian Award

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald strives to be the best he can be every day, and that includes enthusiastically reaching out to help others.

Cardinals sign Maui'a, release Stewart

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed FB Reagan Maui'a on Saturday and released OG Chris Stewart.

Chiefs, Cardinals take to field for joint practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Cardinals split a pair of practice fields Tuesday, placing nearly 200 players out there at one time.

Cardinals' Kolb injury minor, expected to play

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Ken Whisenhunt called Kevin Kolb's injury minor and expects the quarterback to play in Friday's preseason game vs. Kansas City.

Cardinals activate RB Wells from PUP list

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they have activated RB Beanie Wells from the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Cardinals starting QB Kolb leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting QB Kevin Kolb left the Hall of Fame game in Canton Sunday evening with a rib injury.

Heap accepts $1 million salary cut

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Cardinals TE Todd Heap recently took a $1 million cut in pay, according to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com.

Replacement officials to work Hall of Fame game

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Replacement officials will work Sunday’s preseason opener between the Saints and Cardinals.

Washington relishes long-term commitment to Cardinals

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Up-and-coming Cardinals ILB Daryl Washington told PFW that he would like nothing more than to be a member of the Cardinals his entire career.

Cardinals sign Clayton, Ohrnberger

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that the team has signed RB Thomas Clayton and OG-C Rich Ohrnberger.

Kolb to start Cardinals' preseason opener

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb will start for the Cardinals in Sunday’s Hall of Fame game against the Saints, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Tuesday.

Wilson cuts Cardinals huge slack with new deal

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Team insiders agree that Cardinals veteran SS Adrian Wilson really put his money where his mouth is when he agreed to take what amounts to a $10 million paycut.

Report: Cardinals agree with OL Hochstein

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed with veteran OL Russ Hochstein on a one-year contract, Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com reported Wednesday.

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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