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2 Brian Hoyer QB

Chicago Bears

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Bears' Brian Hoyer: Resumes football activities
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hoyer (forearm) is "all set" to return to football-related activities, Crain's Cleveland reports.

Hoyer ended the 2016 campaign on injured reserve due to a broken left forearm suffered in Week 7 against the Packers. Now roughly three months removed from corrective surgery, he stated he's received clearance from his doctor to resume football activities, a fortunate development for the quarterback who's set to hit unrestricted free agency.

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Bears' Brian Hoyer: Set to hit free agency in 2017
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Before being placed on injured reserve on October 24, Hoyer (forearm) threw for 1,445 yards along with six touchdowns and no interceptions in six games.

Hoyer threw for at least 300 yards in the four full games he played, and more impressively, he didn't throw a single pick. His 2016 performance could help him secure a contract with a new team that could also provide him a chance to become a starting quarterback in a league that's often desperate for competent performance at the position. His strong 2016 performance follows up his lone season in Houston, where he tossed 19 touchdowns to just seven interceptions, and if he does secure a starting job, he'll be at least a fantasy backup with upside to be a lower-end starter in 12-team leagues.

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Bears' Brian Hoyer: Placed on injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hoyer (forearm) was moved to the Bears' injured reserve list Monday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

Hoyer is expected to be out for at least eight weeks, and with the Bears already on the outside-looking-in as far as the playoff picture goes, it likely made the most sense to simply shut the quarterback down for the remainder of the season in order to free up a roster spot. Meanwhile, Jay Cutler (thumb) was cleared to return Monday and will take over starting duties while Matt Barkley reverts to backup status.

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Bears' Brian Hoyer: Has arm surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hoyer underwent surgery on his broken left arm and will likely be placed on injured reserve, according to coach John Fox.

Hoyer's injury and subsequent surgery coincides with quarterback Jay Cutler (thumb) being cleared to return Monday. While that should keep the Bears in relatively good shape at the position, Hoyer will now face an extended period on the sidelines, although it remains to be seen whether he'll indeed be placed on injured reserve. Regardless, Matt Barkley figures to serve as Chicago's second-string quarterback while Hoyer is out.

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Bears' Brian Hoyer: Expected out 8 weeks
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Hoyer (forearm) is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks, ESPN reports.

Hoyer could still be placed on injured reserve, but the Bears will apparently stand pat for the time being. Meanwhile, head coach John Fox declared Jay Cutler (thumb) -- who hasn't played since Week 2 -- will instantly return in a starting role once healthy, as rookie Matt Barkley is currently Chicago's only healthy quarterback and threw two interceptions in relief of Hoyer during Thursday's game against the Packers. Look for the team to sign an additional signal caller if Cutler is unavailable for Week 8.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.Comp-AttYdsTDInt
19/11/16HOU0-0000
29/19/16PHI9-127800
39/25/16DAL30-4931720
410/2/16DET28-3630220
510/9/16IND33-4339720
610/16/16JAC30-4930200
710/20/16GB4-114900
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2009New England Patriots50271970.41425.2617002/180082.6
2010New England Patriots5015746.71228.1342110/01169.3
2011New England Patriots3011100.02222.0022000/010118.8
2012Arizona Cardinals21533056.63306.2353124/304165.8
2012Pittsburgh Steelers0000---0---0000/000---
2013Cleveland Browns33965759.46156.4147536/486182.6
2014Cleveland Browns141343824255.333267.5981121324/160511076.5
2015Houston Texans11936922460.726067.064919725/18532591.4
2016Chicago Bears6520013467.014457.2364604/1813198.0
TOTAL4931119971459.586087.1881442665/4591081984.8
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2009New England Patriots5010252.520113
2010New England Patriots5010-8-0.81000
2011New England Patriots304-3-0.80000
2012Arizona Cardinals21166.06001
2012Pittsburgh Steelers0000---0000
2013Cleveland Browns336162.711001
2014Cleveland Browns141324391.611005
2015Houston Texans11915442.915006
2016Chicago Bears657-2-0.33000
TOTAL4931771171.5201116
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2009New England Patriots500.000000.0000
2010New England Patriots500.000000.0000
2011New England Patriots300.000000.0000
2012Arizona Cardinals200.000000.0000
2012Pittsburgh Steelers000.000000.0000
2013Cleveland Browns300.000000.0000
2014Cleveland Browns1411.000000.0000
2015Houston Texans1100.000000.0000
2016Chicago Bears611.000000.0000
TOTAL4922.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2009New England Patriots500000000
2010New England Patriots500000000
2011New England Patriots300000000
2012Arizona Cardinals210010010
2012Pittsburgh Steelers000000000
2013Cleveland Browns300000000
2014Cleveland Browns1441020020
2015Houston Texans1162010010
2016Chicago Bears631020020
TOTAL49144060060
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/215
Birthdate:
10/13/1985
Age:
31
Hometown:
Lakewood, OH, USA
School:
Michigan State
NFL Experience:
8
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