Colts cut long-time long snapper Justin Snow

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Cut-down day is a hazardous time to have the adjective “veteran” next to your title.

Witness Colts veteran long snapper Justin Snow, who was released today, according to Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.

While long snappers rarely make headlines (unless they screw up), Snow was an institution in Indy.

Signed as an undrafted rookie in 2000, he played in 192 consecutive games, second behind some guy named Peyton Manning (208).

Snow lost a competition with rookie Matt Overton, and the differences in their salaries ($925,000 to $390,000) was doubtless part of it.