The 28-year-old had begun his career at the Browns in style, winning the first two matches that he started, and he insists that he is still upbeat about the situation despite seeing his good form end prematurely.
"I think generally ACL [recovery] is 6-8 months. Obviously I'd like to shoot for the shorter part of that. I'm really positive. I think that's the only way to be. Every day I'm getting better," Hoyer told reporters.
Cleveland have not won a match since Hoyer's injury and currently sit third in the AFC North ahead of Sunday's match against reigning Super Bowl champions the Baltimore Ravens.