QB Hoyer to make first start with Colts; Brissett ruled out

Tanya Simon
November 11, 2019

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett suffered a knee injury last Sunday against Pittsburgh, but he could play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.

Throughout this week there were questions about Jacoby Brissett's availability for this Sunday's matchup against the Miami Dolphins.

INDIANAPOLIS-The good news from the Colts complex Wednesday was that quarterback Jacoby Brissett took part in practice. With Campbell and top wide receiver T.Y. Hilton out Sunday against the Dolphins, Zach Pascal, Chester Rogers, Deon Cain and Ashton Dulin should get added reps; the team also has Marcus Johnson and Chad Williams on its practice squad if needed.

Even so, the Colts have built a adjust to Brissett's standing for this weekend. It turns out that he won't be available for tomorrow's game.

Indianapolis announced that Brissett has been downgraded to out.

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Hoyer finished 17-of-26 go attempts for 168 yards, three touchdowns and an interception against the Steelers.

Brian Hoyer is the Indianapolis replacement and replaces Brissett last week in a loss to Pittsburgh.

Though a backup, Hoyer has his fair share of National Football League starting experience himself.

In corresponding moves, wide receiver Deon Cain and defensive tackle Kyle Peko were waived by the Colts and that cornerback Pierre Desir had also been downgraded to doubtful. The Colts on Saturday declared Brissett out for the match and promoted Chad Kelly to their list of active players.

It'll be exciting to see how Hoyer performs in his to start with start off considering the fact that 2017.

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