Brian Hoyer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brian Hoyer named Texans starting quarterback over Ryan Mallett

    NFL.com "The Houston Texans will roll with Brian Hoyer to start the season. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that Hoyer was named the starter to open the 2015 season, according to two sources informed of the decision. On Sunday, coach Bill O'Brien said he would make a decision..." August 24

  • Battle between Mallett, Hoyer a dead heat

    Houston Chronicle "Ryan Mallett and Brian Hoyer each had a chance Saturday night to show he should be the Texans' starting quarterback. But after a less-than-thrilling exhibition against the Broncos, the competition to earn the job remains even. A dead tie. Emphasis on dead. The Texans lost to Denver..." August 23

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    Brian T. Smith @ChronBrianSmith

    O'Brien said no one's in lead between Hoyer, Mallett right now. #Texans

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    I've been saying for 2 weeks and I'll say it again: I believe Brian Hoyer will be Texans' starting QB when they open against Kansas City.

  • Brian Hoyer signs 2-year deal with the Texans worth $10.5 million

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Brian Hoyer is back in familiar territory, trying to beat out Ryan Mallett and being coached by Bill O'Brien. The former Browns quarterback Wednesday signed his two-year deal with the Texans, where he'll compete with his former Patriots teammate for the starting job under their former Patriots..." March 12

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    It now can be said from me and @adamschefter: QB Brian Hoyer will sign with the #Texans. Expected to happen with next 24 hours.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    My feeling is and has been that the interest between the Texans and Brian Hoyer is mutual -- O'Brien coached Hoyer for three years.

  • Brian Hoyer 'shocked' Johnny Manziel needed rehab, willing to battle him a 2nd time

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer admitted he was shocked to learn that Johnny Manziel had checked himself into rehab, and also re-iterated that he'd have no problem battling him for the starting job for the second straight season. "You spend a lot of hours together (and) I never thought it would..." February 09

  • Browns reach out to Brian Hoyer's camp about extension

    ESPN "The Cleveland Browns have expressed interest in re-signing Brian Hoyer, agent Joe Linta told ESPN.com. "We've left the door open both ways," said Linta from this week's Senior Bowl about his correspondence with the team. Hoyer, who led the Browns to a 7-6 record in games he started but..." January 22

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Adding another layer to the Browns QB situation, Brian Hoyer picked up a shoulder injury Sunday. Will be evaluated day to day

  • Browns coach not ready to name QB starter

    Covers.com "Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine was not ready on Monday afternoon to name his starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He must choose between veteran Brian Hoyer, who has started the first 13 games, and rookie Johnny Manziel. "We're going to meet on..." December 08

  • Brian Hoyer to start for Browns

    ESPN "The Cleveland Browns' faith in Brian Hoyer continues, and so does Johnny Manziel's spot on the bench. After two days of deliberation, Cleveland will start Hoyer for the 13th straight game Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, Browns coach Mike Pettine announced Wednesday. "After thorough..." December 03

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    #Scoopage: The Manziel Era is NOT beginning in Cleveland yet as Brian Hoyer has been informed he will start this weekend vs Indy

  • Brian Hoyer feels he deserves nod over Johnny Manziel

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer still believes he's the best man to lead the Browns in the hotly contested AFC North race. "(I do) because we're here. We're 7-5,'' he said Monday in the locker room. "This just doesn't happen by luck. It was hard-earned, and we've worked to get where we're at...." December 01

  • Johnny Manziel could take over as Browns starter

    SB Nation "Mike Pettine said he's strongly considering making a change at quarterback after Manziel's impressive showing against Buffalo. Johnny Manziel made his long-awaited Cleveland Browns debut on Sunday, coming off the bench to score a touchdown and infuse some life into a listless offense in a loss..." December 01

  • Browns Won't Start Manziel in 2014, Not Sold on Hoyer Long-Term

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Browns won a close game Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons, but quarterback Brian Hoyer struggled throughout with zero touchdowns and three interceptions." November 25

  • Browns' Brian Hoyer on pace for a $2 million escalator, report says

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is in line for a little Christmas bonus this season. According ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan, Hoyer will earn an extra $2.05 million this year if he plays 70% of the snaps. His base salary this season is $1 million and he earned a roster bonus of..." November 21

  • Hoyer: I don’t even think about getting benched for Manziel

    Pro Football Talk "Rookie quarterback Derek Carr is the starter in Oakland. Rookie quarterback Blake Bortles is the starter in Jacksonville. Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is the starter in Minnesota. And now rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger is the starter in Tennessee. But rookie quarterback Johnny..." October 23

  • Browns briefly discussed going to Johnny Manziel in Jacksonville but Brian Hoyer 'is still firmly our starter'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "With Brian Hoyer coming off his worst game as a Cleveland Brown, the public drumbeat for Johnny Manziel is growing louder, but coach Mike Pettine is marching to his own beat. "Brian is still firmly our starter,'' said Pettine, still admittedly feeling the sting of Sunday's 24-6 loss to the..." October 21

  • Hoyer disputes report that it’s him or Manziel in Cleveland

    Pro Football Talk "When Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer was first asked about the report that Hoyer won’t re-sign in Cleveland while Johnny Manziel remains on the roster, Hoyer’s response reasonably could have been interpreted as a non-denial. “Well, I don’t know who got that report, but that’s something that I..." October 16

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Despite early-season #Browns success and Brian Hoyer's contribution to it, team has shown "zero'' interest in negotiating extension so far

  • Browns' contract talks with Brian Hoyer have slowed; will October change that?

    ESPN "Brian Hoyer's contract talks with the Browns have gone quiet since early summer, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, but perhaps that could change if Hoyer carries his solid play through October. Hoyer, whose 97.6 passer rating is ninth among NFL quarterbacks with more than..." October 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    In preseason, it made sense #Browns would reevaluate QB position after the bye. They have. It’s still Brian Hoyer. Not time for Manziel yet

  • Hoyer got his QB masters degree from Brady University

    USA Today "Brian Hoyer got his master's degree in playing quarterback with a chip on his shoulder as three-time Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots superstar Tom Brady's primary backup from 2009-2011. No surprise, then, that since that May night when the Cleveland Browns drafted the former Texas A&M..." August 21

  • Brian Hoyer named starter over Manziel for opener

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Despite awful performances by both of his quarterbacks in Monday night's loss at Washington, Browns coach Mike Pettine announced Tuesday he has chosen Brian Hoyer over Johnny Manziel to start the season opener against the Steelers Sept. 7. Hoyer will also start Saturday night's "dress..." August 20

  • Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer were both so bad that Mike Pettine might wait another game to name his starter

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns coach Mike Pettine watched both of his quarterbacks flop, and one of them flip -- the bird, that is -- in a 24-23 loss to the Redskins. On a night when either Brian Hoyer or Johnny Manziel was supposed to step up and grab the job in front of a worldwide ESPN audience, both of them failed..." August 19

  • Unless he chokes at the finish line, Brian Hoyer should win Browns’ starting QB job over Johnny Manziel

    Akron Beacon Journal "Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel will audition for the final time Monday night at Washington before the Browns meet the next day with intentions to pick one of the them as the starting quarterback for the Sept. 7 regular-season opener at Pittsburgh. Considering what’s at stake for Hoyer and..." August 18

  • How the Brian Hoyer, Andre Johnson trade rumor got started

    SB Nation "How did a rumor of the Browns trading Brian Hoyer to the Texans for Andre Johnson fool the Internet for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon? It always comes back to Rex Grossman. Did you hear? Did you hear? The Houston Texans LOVE Brian Hoyer. They love him so much they're going to trade Andre..." August 14

  • Pettine: Browns will split QB reps in Washington

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Browns went through another day of their training camp quarterback competition Tuesday. After practice, Browns coach Mike Pettine said he and his staff will decide on a starting quarterback for next Monday's preseason game at Washington on Thursday, a scheduled day off for the..." August 12

  • Browns QB Brian Hoyer: 'My team until someone else tells me otherwise'

    SI "Quarterback Brian Hoyer said Monday that the Cleveland Browns are his team right now. From ClevelandBrowns.com: “To me, this is my team until someone else tells me otherwise,” Hoyer said. Hoyer was listed as the Browns' first-team quarterback when the team released its first depth chart..." August 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    On the #Browns QB battle: I'm told best-case scenario is for Brian Hoyer to win the job to start, then have Manziel on-field in a package.

  • Browns' Joe Thomas on Brian Hoyer: 'He's a lot like Tom Brady'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When a Paul Bunyan of a man who stands 6-foot-6 and has seven Pro Bowls to his credit speaks, people listen. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas' words come down from on high to all the reporters craning up at him, and they almost always pack a wallop. Monday was no different. When asked about..." July 29

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Browns are trying to sign QB Brian Hoyer to a contract extension, per sources. Hoyer is headed into last year of his deal.

  • Wait and see: No contract talks going on between Browns and QB Brian Hoyer

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "There’s so much at stake in the Browns’ quarterback competition this summer. The 2014 Browns’ season, of course. The beginning of the Mike Pettine era, is another. How about the early development of Johnny Manziel? Does his career begin on the bench or on the field? And then there’s the..." June 06

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Brian Hoyer continues to sit out 11-on-11 as he comes back from torn ACL. So Johnny Manziel taking reps with ones today.

  • Brian Hoyer says he’ll win QB job, no matter who Browns draft today

    USA Today "As the father of two young children ages two and under, there will be little chance for Brian Hoyer to settle down on the couch tonight and watch the duration of the first round of the draft. Not that he’s really that interested. Hoyer will be busy with bath time and bedtime stories as his..." May 08

  • Brian Hoyer gets back on field, approaching season as if he's starter

    ESPN "Brian Hoyer was back on the field with his Cleveland Browns teammates Tuesday for the first time since he tore a knee ligament in October. Hoyer was limited in what he could do and did not take part in team drills, but his attitude toward the most vexing position on the Browns was..." April 30

  • Brian Hoyer trying to be Browns' starter again

    Detroit News "Brian Hoyer knows the Browns will likely draft a quarterback who'll threaten his mission to reclaim the starting job. His attitude? He still considers himself the starter, so bring it on. "My goal is to be the starting quarterback again," Hoyer said Thursday during a PLAY 60 football..." February 15

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Brian Hoyer said ACL rehab going great. Has been running. Expects to be ready for start of offseason workout program April 7.

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns QB Brian Hoyer said ex-GM Mike Lombardi "was a big reason" he came to CLE. Said he'll always appreciate it & look to prove him right

  • Hoyer remains confident he'll start for Browns

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer knows that a hotshot rookie such as a Johnny Manziel is coming in to try to steal his job, and he's ready to stave him off. "It's pretty much inevitable, they will draft a quarterback and that's nothing new,'' Hoyer said Friday on radio row at the Super Bowl. "In..." January 31

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Look for the #Browns to pay Brian Hoyer's $250 K roster bonus, which is due on March 15.

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Browns HC Chud said QB Brian Hoyer undergoing ACL surgery next Friday

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    #Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Brian Hoyer has torn acl that will require surgery. be out for season.

  • Browns ponder QB options in wake of season-ending knee injury to Brian Hoyer

    ESPN "The Browns were meeting Friday afternoon to consider their options after learning that quarterback Brian Hoyer would be lost for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee. Hoyer will need surgery on the knee coach Rob Chudzinski said. No other structural damage was revealed on the MRI done..." October 04

  • Browns' Hoyer, Bills' Manuel both suffer knee injuries

    ESPN "Injuries knocked both starting quarterbacks out of Thursday night's game between the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer suffered a right knee injury less than five minutes into Thursday's game and was later ruled out for the rest of the game. Bills quarterback EJ..." October 04

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Browns are concerned QB Brian Hoyer tore his ACL last night but will not know for until he undergoes an MRI today.

  • Browns QB Brian Hoyer suffers knee injury, return questionable

    CBS Sports "The worst-case scenario might be happening for the resurgent Cleveland Browns. Quarterback Brian Hoyer left the game against the Bills on Thursday after suffering a knee injury in the first quarter. The Browns are checking Hoyer out and his return is questionable. Hoyer scrambled for 11-yards..." October 03

  • Brian Hoyer to get third start in row

    ESPN "Quarterback Brian Hoyer will start again for the Cleveland Browns when they play host to the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night coach Rob Chudzinski said Monday. When asked if Hoyer would be the team's starting quarterback going forward Chudzinski said he still considers it a week-to-week..." September 30

  • Browns' hopes ride on Hoyer

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Brian Hoyer thought he was pretty calm making his first start for the Browns last week. That might pale in comparison to how he feels running out onto the field at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday to face the Bengals. The North Olmstead Ohio native who went to Cleveland St. Ignatius and then..." September 28

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