Colts sign former Packers QB Brett Hundley on training camp roster, report says – .

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Colts sign former Packers QB Brett Hundley on training camp roster, report says – .


Things have gone from promising to anything but training camp for the Indianapolis Colts, who started July practices with a ton of optimism for the 2021 season after trading earlier this year with the Philadelphia Eagles for acquire former second overall pick Carson Wentz – reuniting him with coach Frank Reich in the process. That positivity ended abruptly when Wentz felt a ‘pinch’ in his foot during a deployment, then missed the team’s third practice and must now see a specialist to determine the severity of the injury and whether intervention. surgery will be required, leading the team to call Brett Hundley.

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.

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