Hundley has now signed with the Colts, the team announced on Saturday, adding depth to what is now a need position. Second-year talent Jacob Eason is expected to continue to take first-team reps in Wentz’s absence, with rookie quarterback Sam Ehlinger serving as QB2. Hundley will come in with hopes of leading the competition in a way that could cause the Colts to rethink who gets reps and when.
Having recently met the Dallas Cowboys this offseason, Hundley left without a deal and his future at Indy will largely depend on what he shows at camp and Wentz’s ultimate prognosis.
Hundley is a former fifth-round pick of the Green Bay Packers (2015) who spent three seasons with the team and failed to impress when given the opportunity to start – due to a Aaron Rodgers’ collarbone injury at the time. He was then traded to the Seattle Seahawks in 2018, in exchange for a sixth-round pick in 2019, but that stint was short-lived. Hundley will join the Arizona Cardinals in 2019 on a one-year contract, backing Kyler Murray a year after trying to do the same for Russell Wilson after not being able to remain Rodgers’ replacement, and was usable enough for land another one-year contract in the desert for 2020.
The 28-year-old joins the Colts with a career 3-6 record as a starter, throwing for 1,902 yards and nine touchdowns for 13 interceptions. With the potential on Eason and Ehlinger, Hundley faces a climb unless Wentz misses a significant time.