The Indianapolis Colts today signed free agents guard Eric Herman and tackle Keith Lumpkin. The team also waived guard Donovan Williams and waived-injured tackle Kevin Graf. If Graf clears waivers, he will revert to the Colts Injured Reserve List.
Herman, 6-4, 320 pounds, most recently spent time on the Baltimore Ravens practice squad in 2015. He spent time on the New York Giants active roster and practice squad in 2013 and 2014, but did not see any game action. Herman was originally selected by the Giants in the seventh round (225th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Collegiately, he started 50 games at Ohio University and was a two-time Second Team All-Mid American Conference selection.
Lumpkin, 6-7, 325 pounds, originally signed with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016 before being waived on June 13. Collegiately, he started 38-of-41 games at Rutgers. In 2015, Lumpkin started all 12 games at left tackle and was named All Big-Ten honorable mention by the league’s coaches and the media. He started all 13 games at left tackle for the Scarlet Knights in 2014. As a redshirt sophomore in 2013, Lumpkin started all 13 games at left tackle. He appeared in three games in 2012 after redshirting as a freshman in 2011.
Williams, 6-3, 315 pounds, was claimed by the Colts off waivers from the Chicago Bears on August 15, 2016. He signed with the Bears as an undrafted free agent on May 16, 2016 and was waived on August 13. Collegiately, Williams started all 25 games he played in at Louisiana-Lafayette after transferring from Blinn Junior College.
Graf, 6-6, 309 pounds, signed with Indianapolis as a free agent on April 20, 2016. He saw action in both of the Colts preseason games. Graf spent time on the Philadelphia Eagles active roster and practice squad in 2014, but did not see any game action. He was originally signed by the Eagles as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2014.
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