The Indianapolis Colts today elevated center A.Q. Shipley to the active roster and signed cornerback Marshay Green to the practice squad. The Colts waived outside linebacker Mario Addison from the active roster and released cornerback D.J. Johnson from the practice squad.
Shipley, 6-1, 309 pounds, was originally signed by the Colts on January 28, 2012. He was waived on September 10 and signed to the practice squad on September 11. Shipley saw action on the offensive line in Week 1 at Chicago.
Green, 5-10, 175 pounds, originally signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent on April 26, 2010. He was waived by the Cardinals on September 5 before being added to the practice squad two days later. Green was elevated to the 53-man active roster on November 23 and was active for the final six games of the 2010 season.
Green was waived by the Cardinals on September 2, 2011 and was signed to the practice squad on September 5. He was then elevated to the active roster on December 31 and appeared in the final game of the season, making one solo tackle in the game. Green was waived by the Cardinals on August 24, 2012.
Addison, 6-3, 257 pounds, was acquired from waivers by the Colts on November 23, 2011. For his career, he has appeared in nine games, making five tackles.
Johnson, 6-1, 191 pounds, was acquired by the Colts in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for defensive tackle Ollie Ogbu on July 22, 2012. He was waived by the Colts on September 1 before being signed to the practice squad on September 2. For his career, Johnson has appeared in 10 games, making three tackles with the New York Giants.
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The Indianapolis Colts have acquired cornerback D.J. Johnson in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for defensive tackle Ollie Ogbu. The deal will be finalized pending a completed physical.
Johnson, 6-1, 191 pounds, has competed in 10 NFL contests with the New York Giants (2009-10) and has totaled three tackles. He entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Denver Broncos in 2009 and spent time with the Tampa Bay and Minnesota practice squads before being signed by the Washington Redskins in 2011. Johnson was then released by Washington and signed to the Philadelphia practice squad where he remained for the rest of the 2011 campaign.
Johnson attended Jackson State and earned second-team All-America honors as a senior after totaling five interceptions.
Ogbu was originally signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent on July 29, 2011 and spent the entire season on the team’s practice squad.
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