Patriots Backup Quarterback Battle Heating Up As Regular Season Nears


August 29, 2019

There isn’t exactly a quarterback controversy in New England, but there certainly is a debate.

Who will backup Tom Brady for the Patriots?

This question has lingered all throughout the preseason with veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer and rookie Jarrett Stidham battling for the No. 2 spot on the roster. Hoyer has spent multiple stints on the Patriots, but the team did spend a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to snag the Auburn-product.

With one week remaining in the preseason, the decision looms for head coach Bill Belichick.

For more on the duo, check out “NESN Sports Today.” To hear what he had to say, check out the clip above presented by People’s United Bank.

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