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    Brian Hoyer Released

    The Cardinals put a second round tender on Hoyer and just released him. There was a report previously that the FO liked him as a developmental QB. With Jones and Gradkowski, there does not appear to be room for Hoyer on the roster, but I thought I'd post this for lack of anything else to discuss.

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    Why in the world would the Cardinals do that? Why bother with the 2nd round tender?

    If the Steelers like him better than John Parker Wilson, they may just sign him...

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    BTW, it appears that the tender offer, once signed, is NOT guaranteed...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slapstick View Post
    Why in the world would the Cardinals do that? Why bother with the 2nd round tender?

    If the Steelers like him better than John Parker Wilson, they may just sign him...
    That. A injury can happen at any time.

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    Cardinals release QB Brian Hoyer

    By Eye on Football staff
    May 13, 2013

    The Cardinals released journeyman QB Brian Hoyer on Monday afternoon, freeing up what had suddenly become a crowded position.

    At best, Hoyer would've been Arizona's third-string QB after the Cardinals traded for former Raiders QB Carson Palmer and signed Drew Stanton this offseason. Quarterback Ryan Lindley, the Cardinals' 2012 sixth-round pick, was also still on Arizona's depth chart.

    Hoyer, who signed late last season with Arizona and saw action in just two games, was slated to make just over $2 million dollars this upcoming season. In his lone start, a 27-13 loss to San Francisco, Hoyer threw for 225 yards on 19-of-34 passing, including one touchdown and one interception.

    One potential landing spot for Hoyer, who served as Tom Brady's backup in New England for three years, could be Cleveland.

    According to's Marc Sessler, the Browns had interest in trading for Hoyer during the draft but were unable to get a deal done. Should Hoyer clear waivers, the Browns could potentially sign the 27-year-old in an effort to challenge Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell this offseason.

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    I can't see why the Steelers WOULDN'T pick this kid up, I wonder if they still want him like they did before the 2nd round tender was put on him? Would be better than Parker Wilson...and a safety net if Landry Jones can't make it.

    Was very upset when he was released from Pittsburgh, come on..MAKE IT HAPPEN!
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    Rara's 2015 NFL Mock Draft
    Round 1- Marcus Peters, CB; Washington
    Round 2- Clive Walford, TE; Miami (FL)
    Round 3- Lorenzo Mauldin, OLB; Louisville
    Round 4- Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB; Oregon
    Round 5- Sean Hickey, OT; Syracuse
    Round 6a- Anthony Jefferson, SS; UCLA
    Round 6b- Kyle Loomis, P; Portland State
    Round 7- Devante Davis, WR; UNLV

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    I agree with Slap. They should know enough about John Parker Wilson. If the think Hoyer is better, get Hoyer back here and release Wilson. Makes the Steelers better and will give you 3 QBs behing BB with a whole camp & preseason in the system if something happens down the road.
    Trade Down

    1st Eli Harold OLB / Kevin Johnson CB
    2nd PJ Williams CB / Danielle Hunter OLB

    3a Jesse James TE
    3b Eric Rowe DB
    4th Lorenzo Mauldin OLB
    5th Karlos Williams RB
    6th Ray Drew DE
    7a DaVaris Daniels WR
    7b Max Garcia OL

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    i'm guessing they'll only carry 3 QBs, not 4 like they've done in some years...In drafting landry jones, Wilson was already likely to be cut... it's Gradkowski he's gotta beat out


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