Brian Hoyer MRI coming; Results likely today

Oct 3, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer (6) is attended to by medical staff after being injured during the first quarter against the Buffalo Bills at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The boyhood dream of Brian Hoyer becoming the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback may have just ended, after he was hit trying to scramble for a first-down when Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso planted him into the ground. Hoyer’s leg got caught awkwardly underneath him and he stayed on the ground in pain for a few minutes before limping off the field.

After rolling around in pain for a few minutes, he had to be helped off of the field, and was eventually taken back to the locker-room under his own power, but did walk very gingerly. The Browns called it a right knee injury.

The team believes he suffered a torn ACL and other possible damage to his right knne, but they won’t know the full-extent of his injury until he undergoes an MRI:

It looks like Weeden is the guy for the remainder of the season.


Topics: Brian Hoyer, Cleveland Browns, NFL

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