Ryan Mallett

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 9: Tom Brady #12, Brian Hoyer #8, and Ryan Mallett #15 of the New England Patriots enter the field before a game against the Orleans Saints in the first half at Gillette Stadium on August 9, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Hoyer, Mallett Vie For Patriots Backup QB Job

When Tom Brady was sidelined for the season in the 2008 opener, Matt Cassel was ready to step in for the New England Patriots.

97.1 The Ticket–08/22/2012