In a series of moves yesterday, one was particularly lost in the shuffle. The Colts signed QB Dominique Davis to their practice squad, the lone quarterback among the expanded 10-man unit.
Davis was undrafted out of East Carolina in 2012 and spent the last 2 seasons as the 3rd-string Quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons, playing behind Quarterbacks Matt Ryan and Luke McCown. He was waived in June of this year before being scooped up by the Titans in late August, only to be released 3 days later.
Davis, 25, has played in 1 regular season game in the NFL which occurred in 2013, completing 5 passes for 34 yards and an 81.8 QBR. His older brother, Desmond Clark, was a recent long-time tight end for the Chicago Bears.
It’s also worth noting that he originally played his college football at Boston College, during some of the time occupied by QB Matt Ryan, his former Falcons’ teammate. However, he was suspended for academic reasons in 2009 and transferred to a community college before ultimately ending up at East Carolina, where he played 2 seasons as their starting quarterback.
His addition is somewhat significant because with only 2 quarterbacks carried on the active roster in Quarterbacks’ Andrew Luck and Matt Hasselbeck, he’s essentially the “next man-up” if there’s ever an injury.