Brian Hoyer to start for Cardinals in season finale against 49ers


The Arizona Cardinals will give Brian Hoyer his first NFL start on Sunday according to multiple news outlets. Hoyer was claimed off of waivers from Pittsburgh three weeks ago and saw mop-up duty last week after Arizona was outplayed by Chicago.

Hoyer, who was out of a job for most of this season, will be the fourth starter at quarterback for the Cardinals this year. The Cardinals are near or at the bottom of most offensive statistics.

John Skleton, Ryan Lindley and Kevin Kolb have also started at quarterback for the Cardinals this season. Kolb was recently placed on injuries reserve with a rib injury.Hoyer was 11-of-19 for 105 yards last Sunday. Hoyer also threw an interception.