Morris was signed to the Indianapolis practice squad, Indysportscentral.com reports.
Scott Tolzien will be the backup to Andrew Luck to begin the season. Morris will likely spend all season on the practice squad in the the hopes he'll develop to be more of a factor in 2017.
Morris completed 7 of 11 passes for a team-leading 144 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's preseason contest versus the Eagles. He added a one-yard score on his only carry of the game.
Locked in a battle with Scott Tolzien for the backup job behind Andrew Luck, Morris was excellent Saturday, earning a quarterback rating of 137.5 and leading the team's only two touchdown drives of he night. Tolzien did not enjoy much success of his own, as he threw for just 55 yards and an interception during his time on the field. The competition will likely go down to the wire, and with Luck expected to sit Thursday's preseason finale versus the Bengals, Morris and Tolzien should have one last chance to make their respective cases.
Morris is batting Scott Tolzien for the backup quarterback job, but he's a long shot to overtake him for the role. It's not clear if he'll make the roster, as the
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