The Indianapolis Colts today signed undrafted free agent wide receiver Justin Berger and waived wide receivers Marcus Leak and Andrew Opoku.
Berger, 6-2, 198 pounds, played in 27 games at Wyoming and finished with seven receptions for 90 yards and one touchdown and one carry for eight yards and one touchdown. In 2015, he saw action in seven games and tallied two receptions for 35 yards and one carry for eight yards and one touchdown. Berger redshirted for the Cowboys in 2014. In 2013, he appeared in nine games and caught two passes for 19 yards. Berger played in 11 games in 2012 and collected three receptions for 36 yards and one touchdown. Prior to Wyoming, he spent time at Diablo Valley (Calif.) Community College.
Leak, 6-0, 210 pounds, was signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016. He participated Indianapolis’ offseason program and training camp but did not see any preseason game action. In three seasons at the University of Maryland, Leak totaled 55 receptions for 775 yards and six touchdowns.
Opoku, 6-4, 225 pounds, signed with Indianapolis as a free agent on August 16, 2016. He saw action in the team’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens and assisted on one special teams tackle. Collegiately, Opoku played in 33 games at Delaware (2012-14) after spending time at Connecticut (2010-11) and Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia (2009).
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The Indianapolis Colts today agreed to terms with free agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie.
Cromartie, 6-2, 210 pounds, has played in 158 career NFL games (133 starts) and totaled 389 tackles (340 solo), 31 interceptions (three returned for touchdowns), 115 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries (one returned for a touchdown) in his time with the New York Jets (2010-2013, 2015), Arizona Cardinals (2014) and San Diego Chargers (2006-09). He has also contributed on special teams and registered 60 kickoff returns for 1,436 yards (23.9 avg.), seven punt returns for 40 yards and 17 special teams tackles. Cromartie has seen action in 11 playoff contests (10 starts) and collected 36 tackles (31 solo), three interceptions, six passes defensed and one forced fumble in addition to nine kickoff returns for 228 yards (25.3 avg.). He is a four-time Pro Bowl selection (2007, 2012, 2013, 2014) and in 2007 he was named First Team All-Pro by The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated.
Among active NFL players, Cromartie’s 31 interceptions rank third while his 115 passes defensed rank seventh. In 2015, he started all 15 games he played in for the Jets and registered 33 tackles (31 solo), 12 passes defensed (team-high) and one fumble recovery. Cromartie was originally selected by the San Diego Chargers in the first round (19th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Florida State.
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