The Indianapolis Colts today elevated cornerback Eric Patterson to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and waived/injured cornerback Sheldon Price. If Price clears waivers, he will revert to the Colts Injured Reserve list.
Patterson, 5-10, 193 pounds, was signed to the Colts practice squad on September 23, 2015. He previously spent one week on the active roster for Indianapolis and recorded two tackles in Week 2 against the New York Jets on Monday Night Football. Collegiately, Patterson saw action in 41 games (28 starts) at Ball State and finished with 189 tackles (135 solo), 27 passes defensed and six interceptions.
Price, 6-2, 198 pounds, spent each of the last three seasons with the Colts. He played in two games for Indianapolis in 2015 and registered one tackle. In 2014, Price spent the first 14 games of the season on the practice squad before being elevated to the active roster on December 15, 2014. He was inactive for the final two weeks of the regular season and all three postseason contests. Price spent most of his 2013 rookie season on the team’s practice squad before being elevated to the 53-man roster on December 26, 2013. He was inactive for the regular season finale and both postseason games.
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