Colts to sign Brian Hoyer to three-year, $12M deal, report says

first_imgThe Colts are shoring up their quarterback room, as they’ve agreed to terms with veteran Brian Hoyer.Indianapolis is signing the 33-year-old QB to a three-year, $12 million deal, according to NFL Network, which cites unidentified league sources. NFL free agency rumors: Veteran corner Orlando Scandrick visiting Texans Steelers, Joe Haden agree to extension, he confirms; reported 2-year deal worth $22M Former #Patriots backup QB Brian Hoyer is signing with the #Colts, source said. It’s a 3-year deal worth $12M. A new home and a big spot filled behind another ex-teammate, Jacoby Brissett.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 2, 2019The Colts were thrown for a loop when Andrew Luck unexpectedly retired late last month, making Jacoby Brissett the team’s starter. While Brissett did throw for 3,098 yards and 13 touchdowns for the Colts when Luck sat out the 2017 season, Hoyer will be a nice insurance policy behind him. Related Newscenter_img Hoyer competed to back up New England’s Tom Brady this preseason but lost out to rookie Jarrett Stidham and was released by the Patriots on cutdown day. However, Hoyer drew interest from at least six teams after his release, according to SiriusXM radio.Hoyer has started 37 games and thrown for 48 touchdowns, along with 30 interceptions, over his 10-year career.He’s spent time with the Patriots, Cardinals, Browns, Texans, Bears and 49ers.last_img read more