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Kerry Collins

Kerry Collins - #5 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 247 lbs.
Birthday 12/30/1972
Birthplace Lebanon, PA
College Penn State
Years played 18
Drafted 1995, 1st round, 5th pick by Panthers

Collins placed on I.R.; career likely over

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
Just a couple of months after convincing him to come out of retirement, the Colts have placed Kerry Collins on injured reserve, likely ending the career of the veteran quarterback.

Painter to start for Colts Sunday

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Colts QB Curtis Painter will start again for the injured Kerry Collins Sunday against the Chiefs.

Painter will start for Colts on Monday night

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Curtis Painter will make his first career start on Monday night when the Colts take on the Buccaneers, Indianapolis head coach Jim Caldwell said on Friday.

Better blocking, establishing run critical for Colts under Collins

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
With Colts QB Peyton Manning sidelined indefinitely, his replacement, veteran Kerry Collins, must get better protection and greater contributions from the running game.

Manning ruled out for Week One

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Colts vice chairman Bill Polian said on ESPN Radio Wednesday that Peyton Manning has been ruled out for the team's season opener on Sunday against the Texans.

Collins struggles as Colts beat Bengals

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins failed to get the Colts' offense moving Thursday night during a 17-13 preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals that reiterated their big concern.

Collins' deal as backup to Manning worth $14 million

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Colts' signing of 17th-year veteran Kerry Collins to a two-year contract on Wednesday will cost the team $4 million this season and $10 mil in 2012.

Colts get QB Collins to unretire

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms with Kerry Collins, who had announced his retirement in July.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Collins open to return to Tennessee

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Veteran QB Kerry Collins said he is open to returning to the Titans, where he would be mentoring Jake Locker, if it "makes sense for both sides."

Panthers will take long look at veteran free-agent QBs

Posted May 14, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The market will not be rich with options, but we hear the Panthers will take a serious look at free-agent quarterbacks if and when free agency begins this offseason.

Raiders determined to keep RB Bush

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
Although RB Michael Bush is set to become a free agent, Oakland owner Al Davis doesn't want to break up his RB tandem of Bush and Darren McFadden, according to AFC Whispers.

Collins, Johnson lead Titans over Houston

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins threw for two touchdowns and 237 yards and Chris Johnson ran for a TD and 130 yards as the Tennessee Titans snapped a six-game skid by beating the Houston Texans 31-17 on Sunday.

Collins gets the start for Tennessee

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Kerry Collins will start at quarterback for the Titans in Week 13 despite missing the past two games due to a calf injury.

Young to I.R. with thumb injury

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Vince Young will undergo surgery to repair his injured thumb, ending his season a day after a controversial exit following the team's Week 11 loss.

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Posted Oct. 03, 2011
Collins came to Indianapolis as Peyton Manning's replacement. After seven games, his season is over and his career could be, too. The Colts placed Collins on injured reserve Tuesday with a concussion.||||||| Collins started three games and went 48 of 98 for 481 yards with two TDs and one interception in Indy. Indy still has three quarterbacks on the active roster - starter Curtis Painter, four-time league MVP Peyton Manning and recently signed Dan Orlovsky.
Posted Sept. 26, 2011
Collins was evaluated for a possible concussion Sunday.||||||| Collins completed 13 of 29 passes for 93 yards before leaving in the fourth quarter. Curtis Painter replaced him. It's uncertain who will start next Monday's game against Tampa Bay.
Posted Sept. 22, 2011
The Colts don't expect a sore throwing shoulder to keep Kerry Collins out Sunday night against Pittsburgh.||||||| The injury limited Collins at Wednesday's practice, but coach Jim Caldwell says Collins should do more work on Thursday. It's unclear when the 38-year-old Collins was injured during last week's loss to Cleveland. The only other quarterbacks on Indy's active roster are Peyton Manning, who is expected to miss at least two months after having neck surgery, and Curtis Painter, who took some snaps with the starters Wednesday.
Posted Sept. 19, 2011
Collins struggled again in a loss to Cleveland on Sunday.||||||| He completed 50 percent of his passes for 191 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He was sacked twice and had a fumble. The Colts just haven't been able to get their offense going without Peyton Manning.
Posted Aug. 24, 2011
The Colts are bringing another veteran quarterback out of retirement, hoping Collins will be a solid back up plan in case Peyton Manning isn't healed by the regular season. Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted Wednesday: "We have agreed to terms with Kerry Collins...more details to come." There was no immediate word from the Colts.||||||| The 38-year-old Collins retired in July after 16 seasons in the NFL. He had faced free agency after his contract with the division rival Titans expired, though he said he still wanted to play.

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