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The Indianapolis Colts needed to cut someone so they could sign tight end Weslye Saunders. Chandler Harnish was the victim. Harnish was drafted by the Colts with the final pick of the 2012 draft.
The final pick of the draft gets dubbed the name Mr. Irrelevant and Harnish would certainly be considered that when you factor in the Colts also made the first pick of the draft, Andrew Luck. Harnish was released on Tuesday.
Harnish has been inactive for all five of the Colts games this season. He grew up in Bluffton, IN and was the quarterback at Northern Illionis from 2008 to 2011. He is one of only ten players in NCAA Division I FBS history with a 200-200 game, consisting of at least 200 rushing yards and 200 passing yards.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers released tight end Weslye Saunders on Friday and on Tuesday he signed with the Indianapolis Colts.
Saunders is now reunited with former Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, who is serving as the Colts interim head coach.
Saunders posted the below picture of him signing his contract on his Twitter account.
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The Indianapolis Colts waived rookie quarterback Chandler Harnish and linebacker Jerry Brown, while signing former Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Weslye Saunders. Tight end Dominique Jones was released from the practice squad. Harnish was the final pick of the draft in April, known as "Mr. Irrelevant," and has been inactive for the Colts' first five games this season...
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The Indianapolis Colts have waived Chandler Harnish, the 2012
Mr. Irrelevant, so they could sign tight end Weslye Saunders.
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...
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