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Colts cut Jim Sorgi

The man best known for holding a clipboard on the sideline and chatting with Peyton Manning on the bench will be holding a clipboard on the sideline and chatting with some other quarterback on the bench in 2010, because the Indianapolis Colts have cut Jim Sorgi.

The Colts informed us today that they will be releasing Jim Sorgi at 4 p.m.,” Sorgi’s agent, Matt Brei, told the Indianapolis Star. “They gave us no reason at this point.”

Sorgi was owed a $275,000 roster bonus on the fifth day of the league year and was due to earn $1.08 million in 2010.

Sorgi was placed on injured reserve in December with a shoulder injury. The Colts now have two quarterbacks behind Manning on the depth chart, Curtis Painter and Drew Willy.

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19 Responses to “Colts cut Jim Sorgi”
  1. Slow Joe says: Mar 5, 2010 6:09 PM

    The End of an Era.

  2. nfcbeast says: Mar 5, 2010 6:10 PM

    who the hell is drew willy?
    Colts are one of those teams that if the QB goes down, the whole team goes with him.

  3. brownies4life says: Mar 5, 2010 6:13 PM

    Clevelands QB problems are solved!!!!!

  4. xebulba says: Mar 5, 2010 6:14 PM

    fare the well maytag man

  5. AbeFreshly says: Mar 5, 2010 6:15 PM

    It’s PAINTER TIME!

  6. FireJerryJones says: Mar 5, 2010 6:16 PM

    Do they need a reason?
    Holds an expensive clipboard.
    Can’t hold for extra points.

  7. jersey73 says: Mar 5, 2010 6:18 PM

    Look for Jake Delhomme or Chad Pennington to be the new clip-board holder/late-season 2nd – 4th quarter Colts QB.

  8. NinerNation says: Mar 5, 2010 6:20 PM

    They’re going to draft Tim Tebow.

  9. jimicos says: Mar 5, 2010 6:32 PM

    He’s not best known for holding a clipboard on the Colts sideline. He’s best known for being choked by Robert Reynolds.

  10. Palaceofsin says: Mar 5, 2010 6:39 PM

    Bill Belicheck is bound to pick Sorgi up if for nothing more than 1.08 million dollars worth of intel.

  11. SF Saints Fan says: Mar 5, 2010 6:46 PM

    FireJerryJones & jimicos:
    You guys jumped my line.
    It would have been…..
    Does he get to keep his clipboard?
    Honestly, who knows if he can really play. Being the backup QB to Manning is less of a real job than Joe Biden has, and THAT is saying something. I wonder if Biden has a clipboard?

  12. JaggedMark says: Mar 5, 2010 6:59 PM

    Goodbye Drew Wily, hello Tim Tebow.

  13. FumbleNuts says: Mar 5, 2010 7:07 PM

    A painter and a Willy?
    They MUST go get a veteran QB for this team.

  14. tacious says: Mar 5, 2010 7:08 PM

    Sorgi to the Jets to back up Sanchez!

  15. 4ever19 says: Mar 5, 2010 7:13 PM

    The bloodletting continues. First, Aaron Francisco; then Raheem Brock; and now Jim Sorgi. Who’s next: Mike Hart. Or maybe even Chad Simpson. Who can tell where it will all end.

  16. botchedextrapoint says: Mar 5, 2010 7:16 PM

    So he was on a million a game just like peppers.

  17. floriosadildo says: Mar 5, 2010 9:48 PM

    Does he get to keep his red clipboard?

  18. LighTsouT says: Mar 6, 2010 12:15 AM

    This guy was a huge commodity along size Matt Shaub a few years ago, what happened?

  19. Brohamma says: Mar 6, 2010 6:06 AM

    Palaceofsin says:
    March 5, 2010 6:39 PM
    Bill Belicheck is bound to pick Sorgi up if for nothing more than 1.08 million dollars worth of intel.
    ————————————————-
    BINGO! We have a winner!

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