Colts: 3 players who are already proving they won’t be back in 2022

Jacob Eason, Indianapolis Colts. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
Jacob Eason, Indianapolis Colts. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images) /
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Jacob Eason, Colts
Jacob Eason, Indianapolis Colts. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) /

1. Jacob Eason

Backup quarterback Jacob Eason hasn’t earned his way back onto the active game day roster since a painful NFL debut in Week 2 when Carson Wentz went down.

When Wentz was hurt with just over two minutes left against the Los Angeles Rams, Eason took the field … and promptly threw a back-breaking interception that eventually cost the Colts the game. He finished with two completions on five attempts for 25 yards. Brutal first taste of NFL action.

And it seems the Colts were done with him after that showing.

Brett Hundley over Eason?! Things got that bad? Come on now. This guy was turning heads on the coaching staff last year during practice and this year during training camp! What happened?

But nobody was shocked when his status as QB3 landed him on the inactives list. Why carry three quarterbacks, especially one of them being the. guy you just gave up on?

Sam Ehlinger has also returned to practice and could be activated soon. The Colts liked what they saw from him in the preseason, and at this rate, why not go with a mobile QB who was a proven winner in college if that’s your next option?