Found June 20, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
The Colts released quarterback David Legree yesterday, and replaced him on the roster with free agent running back Mewelde Moore.  Legree was signed in late May as a free agent when the Colts released tight end Brody Eldridge. Legree was nothing more than a camp arm, filling in as Luck was in school and Mr. Irrelevant Chandler Harnish nursed an injury.  Moore, on the other hand, is an eight year veteran with some value still left. While he looked to be slowing down in Pittsburgh over the last couple of years, rushing for 3.4 and 3.0 yards per carry in 2010 and 2011, he rebounded in 2011 with a 7.1 YPC and a higher average yards per catch (9.5 vs 7.3 and 7.9). Moore is largely a third down back, with 102 of his 137 snaps coming on pass plays. He also knows the Bruce Arian system, having played in Pittsburgh from 2007-2010.  Moore, although having a limited sample size, still has some moves. The eight-year veteran ranked second among all running backs in Pro Football Focus' elu...
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