It’s been a long, long time since Hoyer won a game as starting QB originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
Though the Patriots haven’t confirmed it yet, all signs are pointing to Brian Hoyer starting under center Monday night when New England faces the Chiefs.
If Hoyer earns the start, he’ll be looking to do something he hasn’t done in four years and three days, or a span of 1,465 days: win a football game as starting quarterback.
Since Hoyer’s last victory — a 17-14 Bears win over the Lions on October 2, 2016 — Hoyer has lost 10 straight games as a starter, while predominantly serving as a backup over that stretch.
That losing skid involves three starts with the Bears in 2016, six starts with the 49ers in 2017, and one start with the Colts a season ago. Overall, Hoyer has completed 58.8 percent of his passes during