The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent tight end Chase Coffman, placed running back Tyler Varga on the Reserve/Did Not Report list and waived cornerback Daniel Davie.
Coffman, 6-6, 250 pounds, has played in 37 career NFL games (three starts) and caught 18 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns in his time with the Seattle Seahawks (2015), Tennessee Titans (2014-15), Atlanta Falcons (2012-13) and Cincinnati Bengals (2009-2011). He has appeared in three postseason contests and collected one reception for 16 yards.
In 2015, Coffman saw action in two games and caught eight passes for 71 yards and one touchdown with Seattle and Tennessee. He also appeared in one postseason contest for the Seahawks. Coffman played in 13 games (career-high three starts) in 2014 and registered six receptions for 64 yards and one touchdown with the Titans. In 2013, he saw action in 11 games for the Falcons. Coffman appeared in five games with Atlanta in 2012 and caught one pass for 12 yards. He made his postseason debut in 2012 and collected one reception for 16 yards in two contests. In 2011, Coffman spent the entire season on the Bengals practice squad. He saw action in six games in 2010 and finished with three receptions for 30 yards. As a rookie in 2009, Coffman made the season-opening roster and was inactive for games 1-12 before being placed on the Injured Reserve list on December 9. He was originally selected by Cincinnati in the third round (98th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft out of Missouri.
Varga, 5-11, 225 pounds, originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2015. He played in three games for Indianapolis in 2015 and collected one pass for 18 yards, one carry for two yards and six kickoff returns for 151 yards. Varga was placed on the team’s Injured Reserve list on October 14.
Davie, 6-1, 190 pounds, was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 3, 2016. He played in 42 games (18 starts) at Nebraska and tallied 67 tackles (46 solo), 6.0 tackles for loss, 11 passes defensed and two interceptions.
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