another chance to extend his NFL career.Just two days after being released by the New England Patriots Eric Ebron Jersey , the Indianapolis Colts have signed the 33-year-old longtime backup to be their No. 2 quarterback, the Colts announced Monday. ESPN reported it was a three-year deal worth $12 million.Hoyer takes over the No. 2 spot from Jacoby Brissett, who became the starter when Andrew Luck abruptly retired Aug. 24.The only other quarterbacks on the roster are Phillip Walker, who is on the practice squad, and Chad Kelly, who will miss the first two games while serving a league suspension.“We’re working through it. We want to get the right guy for us and we know there are some possibilities out there,” Colts general manager Chris Ballard said Sunday. “But we’re working through it and we’ll have him in the building here soon.”Brissett, a third-round pick in 2016, also spent one season in New England before Indy acquired him in a trade on cutdown weekend in 2017 but the two ex-Pats never were teammates.Hoyer originally made New England’s roster as an undrafted rookie out of Michigan State in 2009.In his first three seasons with the Patriots behind Tom Brady, he played in 13 games but never started. In 2012 Matt Slauson Color Rush Jersey , the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Hoyer after their top two quarterbacks got hurt and he finished the season with Arizona, which claimed Hoyer off waivers in December.Hoyer got his most extensive experience with Cleveland in 2013 and 2014, where he went 10-6 as the starter. The next two seasons, in Houston and Chicago, Hoyer was 5-4 and 1-4 as the starter before going 0-6 with San Francisco in 2017. The 49ers released Hoyer after acquiring Jimmy Garoppolo in a trade with New England.That opened the door for Hoyer’s return to New England, where he spent the rest of the 2017 season and all of last season.The Patriots released Hoyer on Saturday, allowing the Colts to bring him to town Sunday and sign him Monday. Indy opens the season Sunday at the Los Angeles Chargers.Hoyer has completed 838 of 1,412 passes with 9,902 yards, 48 touchdowns and 30 interceptions in 10 NFL seasons.To make room for Hoyer on the 53-man roster https://www.coltsfanshop.com/Anthony-Walker-Jersey , the Colts waived safety Rolan Milligan.Ballard also signed four players to the practice squad: Defensive end Jamal Davis, running back Quinton Flowers, defensive tackle Brian Price and receiver Chad Williams. Colts offensive lineman Antonio Garcia has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2019 regular season after violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy.The..." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesStampede Blue homepageHorizontal - WhiteStampede Bluean Indianapolis Colts communityFollow Stampede Blue online:Follow Stampede Blue on TwitterFollow Stampede Blue on FacebookLog in or sign upLog InSign UpSite searchSearchSearchStampede Blue main menuFanpostsFanshotsColtsShopAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 321 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Colts StoriesScheduleRosterStatsYahoo Colts NewsYahoo Colts Team PageYahoo Colts ReportYahoo Colts Depth ChartYahoo Colts TransactionsYahoo Colts PhotosShop About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub ✕Breaking NewsAndrew Luck Retires×Colts News: OT Antonio Garcia suspended, DT Caraun Reid signedNew,4commentsEDTColts offensive lineman Antonio Garcia has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2019 regular season after violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy.The former third-round pick selected by the New England Patriots in 2017 spent his rookie season on the non-football injury list, after blood clots in his lungs saw him lose roughly 40 pounds while dealing with the illness. He was then waived by the Patriots last May and claimed by the Jets, but wasn’t able to make the final 53-man roster before the season. Garcia joined Indy’s practice squad in October and re-signed with the Colts this offseason.According to a league spokesman, Garcia will be allowed to participate in all offseason practices and preseason games. He’ll miss the first four regular-season games, and will be eligible to return to the Colts’ roster on Sept. 30, a day after their Sunday game against the Oakland Raiders.Garcia is the second Colt to get hit with a suspension this offseason https://www.coltsfanshop.com , after quarterback Chad Kelley received a two-game suspension on May 31 for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.<hr class="p-entry-hr" id="vZ7zxP">In other news, the Indianapolis Colts announced Monday afternoon that they’ve signed defensive tackle Caraun Reid and placed defensive end Jegs Jegede on the Injured Reserve list.The 305-pound journeyman makes his second stop to Indianapolis (2017) after playing with the Dallas Cowboys last season. Other pitstops include with the Redskins in 2017, the Lions in 2014-2015 and 2017 and the San Diego Chargers in 2016. Through 44 career games and 13 starts, the former fifth-round pick has accumulated 46 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss, and 3.5 sacks. Reid took part in the Colts’ 2018 training camp until he was waived during final cuts.