As a backup quarterback in the NFL, part of your role is preparing the defense for the game ahead by mimicking the tendencies of the QB and offense you’re about to face.
This week, New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer is tasked with playing Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
“When you see some of the throws (Mahomes) makes, it kind of gives me the green light to try to make any throw I want to make,” Hoyer said, via NESN.com on Wednesday. “Maybe try to fit a ball in where I wouldn’t always. It’s always fun for me to emulate a different offense, because whether it’s read option, RPOs, whatever it may be, it’s always an opportunity to get better as a quarterback.

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