The Indianapolis Colts are getting some quarterback insurance in case Peyton Manning’s recovery from neck surgery lingers into the regular season.
Colts owner Jim Irsay says the team has signed veteran quarterback Kerry Collins to a one-year deal.
The 38-year-old Collins retired in July after 16 seasons in the NFL. He had faced free agency after his contract with the Titans expired, though he said he still wanted to play.
Manning is still recovering from neck surgery in May.
In 195 career games, Collins had a 55.8 completion percentage and threw for 40,441 yards, 206 touchdowns and 195 interceptions.
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