According to ESPN NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler, Indianapolis is planning on retaining Brissett. The Colts remain excited about the backup QB’s potential moving forward, specifically after Rivers’ time is done in Indianapolis.
As an incredibly high priced backup now, Brissett comes with a $21.375M cap hit—including a guaranteed $7M bonus that will be paid by the Colts on Sunday.
Brissett started 15 games for the Colts last season. The former Patriots passer threw for 2,942 yards and 18 touchdowns compared to just six interceptions.
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