The New England Patriots were all over Brian Hoyer Sunday night.
Despite the Houston Texans quarterback's former allegiance with the Patriots, New England's defensive front had no mercy for its ex-teammate.
New England amassed five sacks and forced two fumbles on Hoyer, and the Patriots are now second in the NFL in defensive sacks with 42. Via CSNNE:
It was a strong performance by New England's defensive line, lead by first-year Patriots defensive end Jabaal Sheard, who had five tackles including two sacks, two forced fumbles, and tackle for a loss.