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Brian Hoyer ruled out of Patriots-Packers with head injury

Bailey Zappe came into the game with both Hoyer and Mac Jones out.

Brian Hoyer
Brian Hoyer prior to the Patriots-Packers game. Patrick McDermott/Getty Images

Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer was ruled out of the Week 4 matchup against the Packers on Sunday with a head injury.

Hoyer, 36, was starting in place of injured starter Mac Jones (out with a high-ankle sprain). After leading the Patriots to a field goal on the team’s opening drive in Green Bay, Hoyer was sacked on a third down during the second drive and exited the game.

After being evaluated, Hoyer was ruled out:

Prior to leaving the game, Hoyer was 5 of 6 for 37 passing yards.

Rookie fourth-round pick Bailey Zappe replaced Hoyer.

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