The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent defensive tackle Jeris Pendleton.
Pendleton, 6-2, 323 pounds, rejoins the Colts after spending the last two seasons with the team. He missed the 2014 season after being placed on Injured Reserve on August 12, 2014. In 2013, Pendleton spent time on the Colts practice squad and active roster. He made four tackles (two solo) in one regular season game appearance and saw action in both postseason contests, finishing with four tackles and one special teams stop.
He was originally selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round (228th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. Pendleton played in four games as a rookie and made one solo tackle before being released by the Jaguars on May 22, 2013. He then participated in training camp with the Dallas Cowboys before being released on August 26, 2013, and signed to the Colts practice squad on December 3, 2013. Pendleton spent three weeks on Indianapolis’ practice squad before being elevated to the active roster on December 26, 2013.
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