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.READ MORE: 'My Angel': Mother Of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, Alma Wahlberg Passes Away
BREAKING: The #Patriots have reached agreements with QB Brian Hoyer and former Jets LB Brandon Copeland today. This will be Hoyer's third tour of duty with in New England.
— Jim McBride (@globejimmcbride) March 22, 2020READ MORE: 3 Die In Wrong-Way Crash On Interstate 84 In Sturbridge
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.MORE NEWS: Pembroke Crash Leaves 2 Dead, Victims Identified As Joseph Birolini, William Hickey
Hoyer has started 38 games in his career.