The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with free agent tackle Andrew McDonald and waived tight end Weslye Saunders.
McDonald, 6-5, 317 pounds, played in two games with the Seattle Seahawks this season before being signed to their practice squad on November 22, 2014. He was released on November 26. McDonald was originally signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent out of Indiana University on May 14, 2012 and also spent time with the Carolina Panthers in 2013. At Indiana, McDonald played in 36 games with 25 starts, including the last 23 games at left tackle. As a senior in 2011, he started all 12 games at left tackle and opened holes for the Hoosiers to rush for 1,374 yards in Big Ten Conference games, the team’s highest total since 2001. McDonald is originally from Indianapolis and attended Warren Central High School.
Saunders was signed by the Colts as a free agent on November 18, 2014 and played in one game this season. He was first signed by the team as a free agent on October 16, 2012 and totaled six receptions for 61 yards in 18 games played (five starts) from 2012-14. For his career, Saunders has caught 10 passes for 90 yards and a touchdown in 34 games (11 starts).
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