Quarterback Brian Hoyer was dominated out with a head harm after being hit at some stage in the Patriots’ eventual 27-24 overtime loss the Packers on Sunday.
Hoyer spent some time inside the clinical tent before heading to the locker room inside the first region. Bailey Zappe, a rookie out of Western Kentucky, replaced Hoyer at quarterback. Zappe became selected by the Patriots inside the fourth spherical of this yr’s draft. Zappe threw for 5,967 yards with 62 touchdowns at some point of his one season at Western Kentucky.
Hoyer began Sunday’s recreation after New England’s starting quarterback Mac Jones become sidelined with an ankle damage suffered past due during the Patriots’ Week three loss to the Ravens.
Hoyer went 5 of 6 for 37 yards earlier than exiting.
Zappe completed admirably in his first NFL action, completing 10 of 15 passes for ninety nine yards and one landing.