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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 to start QB Hoyer in Week 17

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced Wednesday that Brian Hoyer will start in the regular-season finale against the 49ers.

Cardinals QB Lindley to start Week 15

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced that QB Ryan Lindley will start in Week 15 against the Lions.

Cardinals claim QB Hoyer

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals claimed QB Brian Hoyer off waivers and placed C Rich Ohrnberger on injured reserve.

Steelers add veterans Burress, Hoyer

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
With their offense banged up, the Steelers signed WR Plaxico Burress and former Patriots QB Brian Hoyer, according to multiple reports.

Reports: Patriots cut Hoyer, Branch, Koppen

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots released backup QB Brian Hoyer, giving second-year QB Ryan Mallett the No. 2 job behind Tom Brady.

Hoyer re-signs with Patriots

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
QB Brian Hoyer has signed his restricted free-agent tender with the Patriots, keeping him as Tom Brady’s backup for at least one more season.

Reports: Patriots place second-round tender on QB Hoyer

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
The Patriots have tendered their backup quarterback, Brian Hoyer, at the second-round level, according to multiple reports.

Offseason of the backup QB

Posted Feb. 15, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
After the Colts' disastrous season, teams might put an added focus on having a reliable backup QB. And one backup, Matt Flynn, is about to get paid to be a starter.

Brady 'best' at executing QB sneak

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The quarterback sneak is not as simple as you'd think, and the Patriots' Tom Brady is one of the best in the business at executing it.

Patriots positional analysis: Quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of New England's QB situation.

Brady listed as questionable

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots have listed QB Tom Brady as questionable for Thursday's game against the Lions.

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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