The Colts continue with a trend with Ryan Grigson as GM: if he doesn't like something, he doesn't wait to do something about it.
After just one game into the season, Grigson has already decided that center A.Q. Shipley and tackle Mike Person are not worth roster spots on the Colts. Shipley made the roster as an effect of being the only backup center on the roster, but apparently he has been deemed no longer necessary. It was a little surprising to see Person waived after the Colts used a waiver claim on him a couple weeks ago.
In order to refill the roster, the Colts signed veteran offensive lineman Trai Essex. Essex played for offensive coordinator Bruce Arians in Pittsburgh, being drafted in 2005 by the Steelers. He was a starter in 2009, as well as partially in 2010. Of course, those Steeler offensive lines were terrible, and Essex really is nothing but a depth player.
He is a player, however, with a lot of flexibility, and is able to play all five positions. This is what al...