Colts go with Painter as third-string QB

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

With Peyton Manning still recovering from neck surgery, the Colts finalized their QB depth chart on Saturday, in addition to making roster cuts to get to the 53-man limit.

The team released QB Dan Orlovsky. The veteran had been competing with Curtis Painter for the team's No. 3 quarterback job, behind Manning and the recently signed Kerry Collins.

The other players let go by Indianapolis were: DB Al Afalava, P Travis Baltz, WR Chris Brooks, DE John Chick, LB Chris Colasanti, OG Kyle DeVan, TE Tyson DeVree, DT John Gill, WR David Gilreath, DB Michael Hamlin, DT Tommie Harris, RB Javarris James, DB Brandon King, OL Jake Kirkpatrick, TE Michael Matthews, DT Ricardo Mathews, OG Jacques McClendon, WR Larrone Moore, LB Kerry Neal, DT Ollie Ogbu, WR Taj Smith, OT Mike Tepper, OT Michael Toudouze, LB Nate Triplett, LB Vuna Tuihalamaka and WR Marshall Williams.

The team also activated WR Blair White from the physically unable to perform list.