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In order to prepare for action against the Cleveland Browns this Sunday the Colts front office signed free agent TE Weslye Saunders and poached DE Lawrence Guy from off of the Green Bay Packers’ practice squad. To free up room for them on the active roster, QB Chandler Harnish and OLB Jerry Brown were sent down to the practice squad, which in turn kicked TE Dominique Jones and OLB D.J. Bryant back to street free agent status.
Let’s learn a bit about these newbies…
Saunders (6’5”-265lbs) is a 2nd year player out of South Carolina. He was not drafted in 2011 due to questions over the health of his foot as well as some other character concerns.
He was signed by the Steelers after the lockout and made the team out of training camp. Saunders went on to play in all 16 games even starting 6 of them. Of course our own interim head coach, Bruce Arians, was the Steelers’ offensive coordinator in 2011 so there is certainly a comfort level. Known more for his blocking, Arians a...
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