Brian Hoyer to Bears: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

April 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Quarterback Brian Hoyer has found a new team, as the Chicago Bears announced they've reached a one-year deal with the veteran quarterback. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network noted the deal is for $2 million.
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports first reported the news, while Adam Caplan of ESPN confirmed the report. 

Caplan added the Bears were one of six interested teams.
This comes after the Houston Texans released Hoyer on April 17, right before offseason conditioning started, per Rapoport, who also noted the Texans were trying to find a trade partner for Hoyer before they decided to part ways with the signal-caller.
Houston signed Brock Osweiler during the offseason to be the starting quarterback, and Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle noted the Texans saved more than $5 million against the salary cap by releasing Hoyer.
Houston may have no longer needed Hoyer, but his new team can take solace in the fact he turned in what was p...

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