Brian Hoyer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bears point to QB Brian Hoyer as starter as Matt Barkley promoted from practice squad

    Sporting News "While hardly a surprise, the clearest sign yet that backup Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer will start Sunday night against the Cowboys came Thursday in the form of a practice-squad move. Jay Cutler (sprained thumb) is listed as day-to-day on the team's injury report, but the Bears on Thursday..." September 22

  • Report: Bears to sign QB Brian Hoyer

    Chicago Sun-Times "After not drafting a quarterback, the Bears instead landed their backup late Saturday. According to CBS Sports’ Jason LaCanfora and multiple reports, they signed former Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer to a 1-year contract." May 01

  • Broncos pass on Hoyer so Lynch, Sanchez can get more reps

    NBC News 9 Colorado "When the Denver Broncos began to resolve their quarterback situation their initial plan was to have two veteran quarterbacks compete for the starting job and have two young quarterbacks to develop. Paxton Lynch revised the plan. After selecting Lynch, a 6-foot-7, dual-threat quarterback from..." April 30

  • Brian Hoyer To Wait Until After Draft To Sign With New Team

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that free agent QB Brian Hoyer plans to wait to see how draft plays out this week before deciding on his next team. Earlier in the week, Bill Williamson mentioned that the market for Hoyer could pick up later on in this week. However, you can’t blame Hoyer for..." April 28

  • Brian Hoyer makes sense for Patriots now that Tom Brady is suspended

    CBS Sports "Brian Hoyer makes sense for Patriots now that Tom Brady is suspended By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com April 25, 2016 3:54 pm ET In the hours since an appeals court reinstated Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate, conventional wisdom was that backup Jimmy Garoppolo..." April 25

  • Rick Smith: Texans “probably” could have gotten draft pick for Hoyer

    Pro Football Talk "When the Texans released quarterback Brian Hoyer, it was presumed that they’d been unable to get compensation for his contract, which was due to pay him $4 million this year. On Friday, G.M. Rick Smith suggested that the Texans could have traded him. “I think I probably could have gotten a..." April 22

  • Another free-agent QB option emerges, as Texans cut Brian Hoyer

    Yahoo! Sports "After one of the worst performances in playoff history, everyone knew Brian Hoyer wasn't long for the Houston Texans. When the Texans signed Brock Osweiler as his replacement in the starting lineup, it was a foregone conclusion he'd be available. On Sunday, the Texans cut ties with Hoyer. NFL..." April 17

  • Fitzpatrick, Jets talks could quickly get interesting

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, quarterback Brian Hoyer chose the Texans over the Jets. This year, the Jets are still looking to sign a quarterback. And that quarterback could be Hoyer. With the Texans not getting any trade offers and likewise unwilling to risk owing Hoyer $4 million if he drops a dumbbell on his..." April 17

  • Jets have interest in Brian Hoyer

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets are reportedly interested in acquiring Brian Hoyer. Hoyer, who is still under contract with the Texans, is likely going to be released or become available via trade now that Houston has signed Brock Osweiler. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Jets are keeping an..." April 02