Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 8/26/12

Following a few days of high-strung tweets by Colts owner Jim Irsay, who revealed (over and over) that a move was in the works, a trade has indeed been consummated.

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports the Colts have acquired cornerback Vontae Davis from the Dolphins in exchange for a second-round draft pick.

The trade makes sense for both sides, as Davis had fallen out of favor in Miami — he was shown on “Hard Knocks” getting chewed out by coach Joe Philbin — and Indy badly needed help in the secondary.

A first-round selection in 2009, Davis started 36 games for the Fins and recorded nine interceptions. He figures to start opposite Jerraud Powers, with Justin King sliding into the nickel role.

 

 

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