New England Patriots drop another QB as Brian Hoyer leaves with a head injury; Bailey Zappe comes up against the Green Bay Packers

Green Bay, WS – New England Patriots quarterback Brian HoyerWho was taking the place of the wounded? Mac Joneswas eliminated from Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers in the second series after suffering a heavy blow to a sack.

Hoyer was assessed for a head injury, and at the start of the second quarter, the team announced he would not return.

non-veteran Billy Zappythe fourth round of Western Kentucky, took over as Hoyer.

The Patriots don’t have any other backfield players on their 53-man roster. One of their emergency options, the recipient Jacoby MyersHe is inactive for Sunday’s game due to a knee injury.

In the play, Hoyer, Packers quarterback, was injured rashan running Jump off the ledge against the right interference Isaiah Wayne And he’s off to the 36-year-old QB.

Hoyer went to the pop-up blue medical tent on the sidelines, and after about five minutes, he got out of the tent and walked into the locker room for further evaluation. Hoyer had put out a 10-play, 56-yard opening campaign that culminated in a 37-yard field goal to give the Patriots an early 3-0 lead.

He was playing in place of Jones, who suffered a sprained left ankle at the end of the third week of the Baltimore Ravens’ loss.

Hoyer wasn’t the only player to leave the match with an injury, like a tight end Juno Smith Lamer late in the second quarter and went to the locker room for evaluation. It is doubtful that he will return with an injured ankle.

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Sunday also, safety packages Adrian Amos He was disqualified in the first half due to a concussion.

ESPN’s Rob Damofsky contributed to this report.

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