Report: Cardinals consider using 2nd round RFA tender on Brian Hoyer
The Arizona Cardinals appear ready to bring quarterback Brian Hoyer back in some capacity next season.
According to NFL writer Adam Caplan, they’re thinking of using a 2nd round restricted free agent tender on him.
Should the Cardinals go that route, they will be agreeing to pay Hoyer about $700K more than he otherwise would have received from the team as a free agent, according to AZCardinals.com’s Darren Urban. Any team that tries to sign the QB away from Arizona forfeits a second-round draft pick to do so.
Hoyer, 27, joined the Cardinals late last season and appeared in two games with the team, including a Week 17 start in San Francisco. In all, Hoyer completed 30-of-53 passes for 330 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions.