The Indianapolis Colts have signed former Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Jason Shirley.
Shirley has played offensive guard and defensive tackle for the Bengals.
He has played in seven career games for the Bengals and the Carolina Panthers.
For his career, he has recorded eight tackles, 2 1/2 sacks and one forced fumble.
Panthers defensive end Antwan Applewhite remembers getting a look at 6-5, 345-pound defensive tackle Jason Shirley when he joined the practice squad last month and thinking, "My God, that's a big man."
The Panthers have signed 25-year old DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo and 26-year old DT Jerry Shirley (off their practice squad). Nwagbuo played in 4 games for the Chargers earlier this year and he had 3 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss. He has now played in 31 games in his first three years in the NFL and he has 41 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 4 tackles for a loss, 1 fumble recovery and 2 passes defensed...