AP: Matt Overton’s Road to the NFL

Matt Overton, as some of you know, is Indy's long snapper. The AP has a story on his path the NFL; from their account, it was anything but easy.

He made two stops in the Arena Football League, was cut twice by the Seahawks in training camp and once by the Texans. And when the AFL's best long snapper couldn't find a full-time job in 2010, he challenged his agent to get him one — explaining that if a guy recently released from prison could get signed, he should have a contract, too.

I mean, there's not a lot of shock to this story: he tried again and again, and finally managed to get a spot on an NFL roster. Meanwhile, it continues to exhibit Indy's ability to find talent where no one is looking.