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Brian Hoyer to visit with New York Jets on Tuesday

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The Jets, Broncos, and 49ers are all inter-linked to a certain extent. The 49ers and Broncos more than the Jets, but the whole situation remains fluid.

The New York Jets have struggled to get a deal done with free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, and so they are bringing in a new free agent option for a visit. The Houston Texans released Brian Hoyer over the weekend, and he is expected to make his first visit to the Jets, according to multiple reports. The weather in Houston is kind of a mess, so we'll see if that delays his trip.

Hoyer would be the second free agent quarterback to meet with the Jets, at least as far as I am aware. The team hosted Robert Griffin III shortly before he visited and eventually signed with the Cleveland Browns. The Jets and Fitzpatrick remain apart on salary, and the team needs to figure out their QB situation. They would likely draft a QB even with a re-signed Fitzpatrick, but it becomes that much more important without him. They currently have Geno Smith and Bryce Petty, and nothing else.

It is a different pair than the Denver Broncos with Mark Sanchez and Trevor Siemian, but both teams face big questions at the quarterback position. And both would seem to be the last possible trade destinations for Colin Kaepernick. Nothing has developed between the Jets and 49ers, so there is no reason to think that will change anytime soon.