Brian Hoyer reportedly is officially back with the Patriots.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New England signed Hoyer to a one-year deal from the Patriots’ practice squad Saturday morning. This now makes the backup quarterback part of the 53-man roster.
Hoyer will back up Mac Jones for the Patriots’ Week 2 matchup against the New York Jets on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. ET.