Weeden back as Browns' starting quarterback

Weeden back as Browns' starting quarterback

BEREA, Ohio, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Brandon Weeden will return to the starting quarterback spot this week for the Cleveland Browns, Coach Rob Chudzinski said Wednesday.
Browns turn to Jason Campbell at quarterback

Browns turn to Jason Campbell at quarterback

BEREA, Ohio, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Jason Campbell was named the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns when they go against the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs this week.

Browns lose quarterback for the season

BEREA, Ohio, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Browns announced Friday quarterback Brian Hoyer would be lost for the season due to a torn knee ligament.

NFL: Cleveland 37, Buffalo 24

CLEVELAND, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- T.J. Ward's 44-yard interception return for a score with 1:44 to play Thursday secured a 37-24 Cleveland win over Buffalo in game filled with key injuries.

NFL: Cleveland 17, Cincinnati 6

CLEVELAND, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Brian Hoyer remained on a roll as a starter Sunday, tossing for 269 yards and two scores in the Cleveland Browns' 17-6 victory over Cincinnati.

NFL: Cleveland 31, Minnesota 27

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Brian Hoyer's third touchdown pass to Jordan Cameron came with 51 seconds left Sunday and lifted the Cleveland Browns over Minnesota 31-27.

NFL: Cleveland 18, Chicago 16

CHICAGO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Brian Hoyer's touchdown throw and Spencer Lanning's field goal, both coming in the final 7 minutes Thursday, rallied Cleveland to an 18-16 win over Chicago.

Mendenhall signs deal with Cardinals

PHOENIX, March 13 (UPI) -- Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has signed as a free agent with the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced Wednesday.

NFL: San Francisco 27, Arizona 13

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Michael Crabtree amassed 172 receiving yards Sunday, hauling down two touchdowns in San Francisco's division-clinching 27-13 victory over Arizona.

NFL: Chicago 28, Arizona 13

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Charles Tillman returned an interception for a score and Zack Bowman recovered a fumble in the end zone Sunday, boosting Chicago to a 28-13 win over Arizona.

NFL: New England 7, New Orleans 6

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Brian Hoyer threw a touchdown pass in the third quarter to give the New England Patriots a lackluster 7-6 pre-season win over New Orleans Thursday.

COL FB: Michigan State 21, Purdue 7

EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Javon Ringer rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns Saturday, sparking the 17th-ranked Michigan State Spartans to a 21-7 win over Purdue.

COL FB: Ohio St. 45, Michigan St. 7

EAST LANSING, Mich., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Terrelle Pryor passed for 116 yards and a TD and ran for 72 yards and another score Saturday as No. 11 Ohio State beat No. 17 Michigan State 45-7.

COL FB: Michigan State 37, Northwestern 20

EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Javon Ringer rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to pace 19thrd-ranked Michigan State to a 37-20 victory over 22nd-ranked Northwestern.

COL FB: Boston College 24, Michigan St. 21

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan threw three touchdown passes Friday in carrying Boston College to a 24-21 decision over Michigan State in the Champs Sports Bowl.
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Brian Hoyer
Michigan State quarterback Brian Hoyer (#7) is congratulated by teammates after passing for their first touchdown during first quarter game action at Penn State Beaver Stadium on November 18, 2006. Congratulating him are Kayle Cook (#74) and John Masters (#54). (UPI Photo/John Anderson)

Brian Hoyer (born October 13, 1985 in North Olmsted, Ohio) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Michigan State.

Hoyer attended Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio which, incidentally, is the same high school that Brian Dowling, another Patriots quarterback, attended. In addition to playing football, Hoyer was a baseball pitcher, infielder and outfielder. compiled an 8-1 record with a 1.99 ERA as a sophomore. He was the winning pitcher in the 2002 Ohio Division I state championship game.

Hoyer compiled a 16-7 record (.696) as a two-year starter for Coach Chuck Kyle. In 2002, he completed 131 of 263 passes (.498) for 2,130 yards, 18 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. In 2003, he completed 158-of-281 passes (.562) for 2,570 yards, 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions while leading his team to a 9-3 record. He was named USA Today Prep Player of the Week for his performance against Shaker Heights High School. Hoyer was an Associated Press Division I honorable mention all-state selection as a senior. Hoyer participated in the 2004 Ohio All-Star Classic and the July 24 Ohio-Pennsylvania Big 33 All-Star Game.

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