The Indianapolis Colts today traded kicker Cody Parkey to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for running back David Fluellen. Parkey was waived by the Colts yesterday, however the move was rescinded prior to the 4 p.m. deadline. The Colts also waived running back Phillip Tanner.
Fluellen, 5-11, 224 pounds, was a two-time First Team All-MAC honoree from the University of Toledo. He finished fourth in team history with 3,336 rushing yards. As a senior in 2013, Fluellen led the team in rushing with 1,121 yards and 10 touchdowns. As a junior in 2012, he ranked eighth in the nation with a 124.8 yards per game average, while posting the fifth-best rushing total in school history with 1,498 yards.
Parkey was originally signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2014. He graduated Auburn ranking in the top five in all kicking categories. Parkey also totaled an SEC-long streak of 90 consecutive PATs made throughout his career, which ranked seventh in the nation.
Tanner was signed by the Colts as a free agent on July 29, 2014. In three NFL seasons, he has competed in 39 games while totaling 56 carries for 149 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Tanner has also added nine receptions for 93 yards.
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