BOSTON (CBS) – The Patriots have agreed to a contract with quarterback Brian Hoyer, who previously served as Tom Brady’s backup in New England.

Jim McBride of the Boston Globe reported the news on Sunday.

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Hoyer will be suiting up for the Patriots for a third stint in Foxboro. He started his career with New England from 2009-2011.

After stints in Arizona, Cleveland, Houston and Chicago, Hoyer briefly returned to New England in 2017. The Patriots released him in 2019 and he signed with the Indianapolis Colts.

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Hoyer has started 38 games in his career.