QB Brock Osweiler visits Colts

Miami Dolphins quarterback Brock Osweiler (8) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The Colts are wasting no time in finding a backup quarterback for Jacoby Brissett.

Following Andrew Luck's surprising retirement announcement Saturday evening, free-agent quarterback Brock Osweiler visited the Colts, according to ESPN.

The Colts are reportedly looking for a veteran quarterback to play behind Brissett.

Osweiler was drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2012. He started in seven games in 2015 in place of an injured Peyton Manning and the went 5-2 in those games.

The next season, he started in 14 games for the Houston Texans but was then traded to the Cleveland Browns, who released him before the 2017 season began.

The Broncos picked Osweiler back up and he started five more games for them.

Last season, Osweiler went 2-3 as a fill-in starter for the Miami Dolphins while Ryan Tannehill was injured.

The only other quarterbacks currently on the Colts' roster are Phillip Walker and Chad Kelly.

Walker has never taken a snap in a regular season game, and Kelly is suspended for the first two games for violating the league's personal conduct policy.

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