Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 11/17/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 02: Brian Hoyer of the New England Patriots throws a pass against the New York Giants on September 2, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Patriots 20-17. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
multiple reports say the #Steelers are signing Brian Hoyer. glad to see him get another chance.— shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) November 20, 2012I was honestly kind of surprised that Hoyer lasted this long. I always thought Hoyer did a nice job, filling in in garbage time and during the preseason. I think his getting cut by the Patriots had to do somewhat with Mallett being a higher draft choice and Hoyer's contract. That and the fact that Mallett did outplay Hoyer, but I think he could've stayed on as the third quarterback in different circumstances. More on this from James.
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