The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent cornerback Shaun Prater.
Prater, 5-10, 190 pounds, was originally signed by the Colts as a free agent on September 29, 2015 and was waived on October 2. He has played in 19 career NFL games (three starts) and registered six tackles, seven passes defensed, one interception and five special teams tackles. In 2014, he saw action in 10 games for the Minnesota Vikings and tallied two special teams tackles. Prater played in one game for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013 before being waived on October 21, 2013. The Vikings claimed him off waivers the next day and he went on to play in eight games (three starts) and total six tackles, seven passes defensed, one interception and three special teams tackles. Prater was originally selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round (156th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He spent his rookie season on the Bengals Injured Reserve list before being waived on August 31, 2013 and claimed off waivers by the Eagles the next day.
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