The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agent cornerback Darryl Morris and placed cornerback Frankie Williams on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list.
Morris, 5-10, 188 pounds, played in the first six games (one start) for the Colts this season and compiled 15 tackles (14 solo), one pass defensed and one special teams stop before being waived on October 19. He was originally signed by Indianapolis as a free agent on September 5, 2016. Morris has seen action in 42 career NFL games (two starts) and totaled 54 tackles (45 solo), seven passes defensed, one interception and one special teams stop.
Williams, 5-9, 190 pounds, played in three games for the Colts this season and tallied one tackle. He also spent time on Indianapolis’ practice squad (Weeks 1-5, 7-8) this year and most recently was elevated to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on November 1. Williams participated in the Colts’ 2016 offseason program and training camp before being waived on September 5. He originally signed with Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2016. Collegiately, Williams played in 48 games (38 starts) at Purdue and totaled 227 tackles (163 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, 36 passes defensed, 10 interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) and one blocked kick.
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