The Indianapolis Colts are making an effort to improve both their secondary and return game today by making a trade with the Denver Broncos, former franchise quarterback Peyton Manning’s new team, acquiring cornerback Cassius Vaughn in exchange for fullback/tight end Chris Gronkowski according to the Denver Post.
Vaughn, a third-year cornerback from Mississippi State has played in 22 games over the past two seasons for the Broncos, starting three games at cornerback in 2011, when he registered 15 tackles, one interception and a forced fumble.
Vaughn was thought to be in contention for the Broncos nickel cornerback position this season, but the Broncos added corners Tracy Porter and Drayton Florence via free agent and also drafted cornerback Omar Bolden in the fourth round, making Vaughn dispensable.
However, the Colts are in desperate need of depth and talent in the secondary and Vaughn will bring some added competition to the position. Trading for Vaughn is not the kind of move ...