Colts claim Charlie Whitehurst

The Indianapolis Colts claimed quarterback Charlie Whitehurst off waivers from the Tennessee Titans. They did so with starter Andrew Luck out two to six weeks with a lacerated kidney and a partially torn abdominal muscle. Whitehurst, 6-5, 226 pounds, has played in 20 career NFL games (nine starts) and completed 189-of-340 passes for 2,131 yards with 10 touchdowns and six interceptions for a 77.0 rating in his time with the Tennessee Titans (2014-15), San Diego Chargers (2006-09, 12-13) and Seattle Seahawks (2010-11). He spent the first nine weeks of the 2015 season with the Titans before being waived this week. In 2014, Whitehurst played in seven games (five starts) and completed 105-of-185 passes for 1,326 yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions for a 87.4 rating. He also had 20 carries for 90 yards. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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