Archive for the ‘Indianapolis Colts’ Category

Jets sign former Colts offensive lineman Jonotthan Harrison (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
The New York Jets have signed former Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Jonotthan Harrison. The Jets announced the move Tuesday. Harrison was not tendered a restricted free agent contract by the Colts earlier this month, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Colts release veteran DT Arthur Jones (The Associated Press)

Friday, March 24th, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts released defensive tackle Arthur Jones on Friday.

NFL draft profile: No. 34 — Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon, major talent with massive concerns (Shutdown Corner)

Friday, March 24th, 2017
Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. Key stat: Ranked second nationally in 2016 in all-purpose yards per game (behind Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey) at 194.3. On 249 touches, Mixon totaled 2,331 yards (third most in NCAA).

Colts sign free agent wide receiver Kamar Aiken (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Free agent wide receiver Kamar Aiken has signed with the Indianapolis Colts.

Redskins sign LB Chris Carter (The Associated Press)

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have signed linebacker Chris Carter, who has started four of 62 games in his six-year NFL career.

Jaguars sign LB McNary to beef up special teams (The Associated Press)

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent linebacker Josh McNary, adding another backup expected to bolster special teams.

NFL draft profile: No. 44 — Alabama LB Ryan Anderson, productive and smart playmaker (Shutdown Corner)

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. Key stat: Anderson was named first-team all-SEC — by media but not by coaches — in collecting 61 tackles (19 for loss), nine sacks and a pick-six. Alabama LB Ryan Anderson is always around the ball but isn’t a great athlete.

Colts add Margus Hunt, Brian Schwenke (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 13th, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts have signed two more free agents - defensive end Margus Hunt and offensive lineman Brian Schwenke.

Patriots add Lawrence Guy to bolster defensive line (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 13th, 2017
The Patriots have made a move to fill some losses on defense this offseason with the signing of free agent lineman Lawrence Guy. New England announced Guy's signing Monday, the latest addition in what's already been a busy free agent period for the Super Bowl champions. Guy, 27, is a six-year NFL veteran, with stops in Green Bay, Indianapolis, San Diego and most recently Baltimore.

NFL draft profile: 46. Alabama pass rusher Tim Williams, talented edge specialist (Shutdown Corner)

Sunday, March 12th, 2017
Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. Key stat: Williams collected 10.5 sacks in 2015 (in 197 snaps) and nine sacks in 2016 (in 428 snaps) on a loaded Bama defense. The skinny: Earning playing time on Nick Saban’s stacked unit — where former five-star recruit Da’Shawn Hand was stuck on the third team in 2015 and second team in 2016 — is difficult, and Williams had to prove he was more than just a one-trick pony as a pass rusher.