Jacoby Brissett out for Colts' game vs. Dolphins; Brian Hoyer to start – Yardbarker

Jacoby Brissett has been downgraded to out for the Colts matchup against the Dolphins tomorrow, reports Stephen Holder of The Athletic. This means Brian Hoyer will take over as the starting quarterback. Meanwhile, the Colts made a handful of moves to accommodate this lineup change. The team announced that quarterback Chad Kelly (along with wideout Marcus Johnson) has been promoted from the practice squad. To make room on the roster, the team has waived wideout Deon Cain and defensive tackle Kyle Peko. Brissett injured his MCL during last week’s loss to the Steelers, putting a sudden halt on his breakout campaign. Taking over for Andrew Luck, the 26-year-old has completed 64.8 percent of his passes for 1,649 yards, 14 touchdowns and three picks. He’s also added another 37 rushes for 110 yards and one score. Hoyer filled in admirably during last week’s loss, throwing for 168 yards and three touchdowns. He’ll be getting his first start since 2017. Kelly, the Mr. Irrelevant of the 2017 NFL Draft, was suspended f

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