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Colts Cut Former Ball State Quarterback Nate Davis

Well, that was fast.

Less than a month after signing the former Ball State product with some pretty significant local fanfare, the Colts have parted ways with quarterback Nate Davis.

Davis played in just one preseason game for Indy, which was last Saturday against the Rams. He went 3-7 for 36 yards. The sense is he didn't know what he was doing during the game. Thus, he was cut.

Interestingly, Curtis Painter has never seemed as if he knows what the hell to do during a football game. Yet, he still remains the back-up quarterback. In preseason the last two years, Painter is 32-62 for 427 yards, 1 TD and 5 INTs. I'm guessing the QB rating is somewhere in the 30s. Painter has also fumbled a few times.

But, hey, whatever. Management wants to cut the guy who didn't throw and INT last week, that's their business. I think the kid deserved another chance. They seem willing to give Painter all sorts of chances despite the fact he is the worst quarterback in all of the universe.

[UPDATE] Thanks to a reader for posting this in the comments. Painter's regular season stats are 8-28 (28.6%), 83 yards, 0 TDs and 2 INTs for a quarterback rating of 9.8.

Yeah. It's now so obvious to me why Nate Davis was cut over Painter. (slams head into wall)