With not knowing if Peyton Manning will be ready for the opener the Indianapolis Colts signed Kerry Collins to a contract. Collins had retired earlier in the year, but was convinced to come back by the Colts. Collins did have to get the green light from his wife though to make the comeback.
Kerry Collins give them a capable backup just in case Peyton Manning cannot go. Collins has played for Carolina, the New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders and Titans in 16 seasons. He has thrown for 40,441 yards with 206 touchdowns and 195 interceptions and was a two-time Pro Bowler (1996 and 2008). If Manning is not ready you have Collins which helps the Colts out to get the season started out on the right foot. It also gives Manning more time to heal if he needs that as well.